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Welcome to Sheldahl ...

The city of Sheldahl is primarily located in Story County. A portion of Sheldahl extends into Polk County and Boone County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sheldahl has a population of 319 people<1> (see below for details).

Sheldahl is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Sheldahl: (515)

The ZIP code for Sheldahl: 50243<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sheldahl had a population of 319 people. This makes Sheldahl the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Sheldahl represents 0.01% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 564th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 319 people, the population of Sheldahl decreased 5.06% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 336 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sheldahl had an population of 319 people (or a decrease of 5.06% since the 2000 Census).

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sheldahl. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sheldahl. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sheldahl.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Sheldahl:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sheldahl ...

Looking for more information about Sheldahl? 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.

Looking for more information about Sheldahl? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sheldahl, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sheldahl.

Communities near Sheldahl ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Des Moines   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the South (S) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Ames   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the North (N) of Sheldahl

Ankeny   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Urbandale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the South (S) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Waukee   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sheldahl

Located in Dallas County

Johnston   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Altoona   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Clive   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Grimes   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the South (S) of Sheldahl

Located in Polk County

Boone   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sheldahl

Located in Boone County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Sheldahl.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Story County: www.storycounty.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sheldahl.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sheldahl - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Sheldahl). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sheldahl or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sheldahl) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sheldahl. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sheldahl

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sheldahl. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8634, Longitude: -93.6960     [Map].

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