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Welcome to Stanwood ...

The city of Stanwood is located in Cedar County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stanwood has a population of 657 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Stanwood is 840 feet [256 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Stanwood is within the boundaries of the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Stanwood: 52337<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stanwood had an population of 657 people. This is a decrease of 3.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanwood had a population of 684 people. This makes Stanwood the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Stanwood represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 383rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 684 people, the population of Stanwood has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 680 people).

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

Communities Also Named Stanwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Stanwood - they are located in Kansas, Michigan (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario (3), Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

Communities near Stanwood ...

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

  • Anamosa (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anamosa
    • Anamosa lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanwood and is located in Jones County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,545 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anamosa have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anamosa
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anamosa<7>
  • Mount Vernon (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Vernon
    • Mount Vernon lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Stanwood and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,528 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
  • Tipton (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tipton
    • Tipton lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Stanwood and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,178 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tipton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tipton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tipton<7>
  • Solon (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Solon
    • Solon lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Stanwood and is located in Johnson County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,771 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Solon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Solon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Solon<7>
  • West Branch (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Branch
    • West Branch lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Stanwood and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,519 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Branch
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Branch<7>
  • Lisbon (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lisbon
    • Lisbon lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Stanwood and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,252 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lisbon have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lisbon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lisbon<7>
  • Springville (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springville
    • Springville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Stanwood and is located in Linn County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,149 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springville<7>
  • Mechanicsville (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsville
    • Mechanicsville lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Stanwood and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,116 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsville
  • Clarence (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarence
    • Clarence lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the east of Stanwood and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarence<7>
  • Lowden (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowden
    • Lowden lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Stanwood and is located in Cedar County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 761 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowden have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowden
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowden<7>

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 Stanwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stanwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stanwood. 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 Stanwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stanwood. See our Newspapers Page for Stanwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stanwood ...

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

Adding Stanwood to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stanwood 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 Stanwood was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Stanwood on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanwood. 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 Cedar, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stanwood.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Stanwood). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Stanwood or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Stanwood) 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 Stanwood. 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 StanwoodOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8920, Longitude: -91.1520    
<6>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.
<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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