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The location of Sumner

Welcome to Sumner ...

The city of Sumner is primarily located in Bremer County. A portion of Sumner extends into Fayette County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Sumner has a population of 1,961 people<2> (see below for details).

Sumner is 1,050 feet [320 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Sumner lies within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Sumner: 50674<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sumner had a population of 2,028 people (which is 8.35% of the total population of Bremer County). This makes Sumner the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Sumner represents 0.07% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,028 people, the population of Sumner decreased 3.7% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,106 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Sumner had an population of 1,961 people. This is a decrease of 3.3% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 6.89% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Sumner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Sumner - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina (2), Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Sumner. 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 Sumner. 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 Sumner.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sumner ...

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

Communities near Sumner ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Oelwein   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Sumner

Located in Fayette County

New Hampton   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sumner

Located in Chickasaw County

West Union   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Sumner

Located in Fayette County

Denver   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sumner

Fayette   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Sumner

Located in Fayette County

Tripoli   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Sumner

Fairbank   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Sumner

Located in Buchanan County

Fredericksburg   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Sumner

Located in Chickasaw County

Readlyn   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Sumner

Dunkerton   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the South (S) of Sumner

Located in Black Hawk County

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sumner. 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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sumner.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sumner - 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 Sumner). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sumner 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Sumner) 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 Sumner. 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 Sumner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sumner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.8497, Longitude: -92.0963     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Sumner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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