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Welcome to Seymour ...

The city of Seymour is located in Wayne County<1>.

The location of Seymour has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Seymour has a population of 698 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Seymour.

Seymour is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Seymour lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Seymour is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for Seymour: 52590<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Seymour had an population of 698 people. This is a decrease of 0.43% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 13.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Seymour had a population of 701 people (which is 10.95% of the total population of Wayne County). This makes Seymour the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Seymour represents 0.02% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 377th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 701 people, the population of Seymour decreased 13.46% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 810 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Seymour.

Communities Also Named Seymour ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Seymour - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Connecticut, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ontario, Tennessee, Texas (2), West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Seymour.

Communities near Seymour ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Seymour.

  • Centerville [Appanoose County]
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    • Centerville [Appanoose County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,414 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Centerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Centerville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Centerville<7>
  • Unionville [Putnam County]
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    • Unionville [Putnam County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,733 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Unionville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Unionville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Unionville<7>
  • Corydon [Wayne County]
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    • Corydon [Wayne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,593 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corydon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corydon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corydon<7>
  • Allerton [Wayne County]
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    • Allerton [Wayne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Seymour
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 507 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Allerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allerton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allerton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mystic [Appanoose County]
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      • Mystic [Appanoose County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 410 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mystic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mystic
    • Cincinnati [Appanoose County]
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      • Cincinnati [Appanoose County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 345 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cincinnati
    • Exline [Appanoose County]
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      • Exline [Appanoose County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 154 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exline
    • Promise City [Wayne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Promise City
      • Promise City [Wayne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 110 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Promise City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Promise City
    • Numa [Appanoose County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Numa
      • Numa [Appanoose County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the east of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 89 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Numa
    • Lucerne [Putnam County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lucerne
      • Lucerne [Putnam County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Seymour
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 80 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lucerne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lucerne

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Seymour. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Seymour.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Seymour. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Seymour.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Seymour. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Seymour.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Seymour ...

Looking for more information about Seymour? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Seymour, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Seymour.

Adding Seymour to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Seymour in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Seymour was in the Sixth Biennial Report of the State Mine Inspectors, Two Years Ending June 30, 1893.

We also found Seymour in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Seymour on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Seymour. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Wayne, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Seymour.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Seymour - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Seymour). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Seymour or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Seymour) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Seymour. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from SeymourOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Seymour. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6824, Longitude: -93.1212       In this case, the coordinates for Seymour have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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