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State Center, Iowa

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Welcome to State Center ...

The city of State Center is located in Marshall County.

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

A typical abbreviation for State Center: State Ctr. (or less commonly used: State Cen., State Cent. or State Cntr.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, State Center has a population of 1,456 people<2> (see below for details).

State Center is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

State Center is located in the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for State Center: 50247<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, State Center had a population of 1,468 people. This makes State Center the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of State Center represents 0.05% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 205th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,468 people, the population of State Center increased 8.82% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,349 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, State Center had an population of 1,456 people. This is a decrease of 0.82% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.93% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for State Center.

Communities Also Named State Center ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named State Center - it's located in Kansas.

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

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 State Center. 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 State Center. 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 State Center. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for State Center ...

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

Communities near State Center ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshalltown   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the East (E) of State Center

Nevada   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of State Center

Located in Story County

Baxter   [Map]

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

Located in Jasper County

Maxwell   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of State Center

Located in Story County

Colo   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the West (W) of State Center

Located in Story County

Melbourne   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southeast (SE) of State Center

Zearing   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of State Center

Located in Story County

Albion   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of State Center

Collins   [Map]

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

Located in Story County

Union   [Map]

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

Located in Hardin County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Iowa

About Marshall County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Marshall County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for State Center.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around State Center - 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 State Center). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether State Center 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- State Center) 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 State Center. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from State Center

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in State Center. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0148, Longitude: -93.1653     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for State Center have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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