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Sidney, Iowa

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Welcome to Sidney ...

The city of Sidney is located in Fremont County and is the County Seat for Fremont County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sidney has a population of 1,042 people<1> (see below for details).

Sidney is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Sidney: (712)

The ZIP code for Sidney: 51652<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sidney had a population of 1,138 people (or 15.29% of the total population of Fremont County). This makes Sidney the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sidney represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 249th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,138 people, the population of Sidney decreased 12.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,300 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sidney had an population of 1,042 people. This is a decrease of 8.44% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.85% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Sidney ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Sidney and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.

Community   2018
Essex   [Map]   752   E   18 miles [29 km]
Farragut   [Map]   445   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hamburg   [Map]   1,089   S   9 miles [14.5 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,099   N   18 miles [29 km]
Riverton   [Map]   281   SE   5 miles [8 km]
Shenandoah   [Map]   4,890   E   14 miles [22.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Sidney ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 38 communities that are also named Sidney - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado (2), Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, Montana (3), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota (2), Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Sidney. 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 Sidney. 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 Sidney. Our list includes 13 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sidney ...

Looking for more information about Sidney? 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 Sidney, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Sidney.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

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

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sidney - 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 Sidney). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sidney 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Sidney) 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 Sidney. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Sidney

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sidney. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7475, Longitude: -95.6469     [Map].

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