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The location of Solon

Welcome to Solon ...

The city of Solon is located in Johnson County.

The location of Solon has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Solon has a population of 2,680 people<2> (see below for details).

Solon is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Solon: (319)

The ZIP code for Solon: 52333<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Solon had a population of 2,037 people. This makes Solon the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Solon represents 0.07% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 159th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,037 people, the population of Solon increased 73.07% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,177 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Solon had an population of 2,680 people. This is an increase of 31.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 127.7% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Solon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Solon - they are located in California, Indiana, Maine, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Tennessee and Wyoming.

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

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 Solon. 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 Solon. 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 Solon. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Solon ...

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

Communities near Solon ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Rapids   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Solon

Located in Linn County

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Solon

Marion   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the North (N) of Solon

Located in Linn County

Coralville   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Solon

North Liberty   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Solon

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Solon

Located in Linn County

Mount Vernon   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Solon

Located in Linn County

Tiffin   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Solon

Tipton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Solon

Located in Cedar County

Fairfax   [Map]

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

Located in Linn County

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

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About Johnson County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Solon.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Solon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Solon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Solon or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>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 from Point A (ie- Solon) 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 Solon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Solon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Solon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8065, Longitude: -91.4975     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Solon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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