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Swisher, Iowa

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The location of Swisher

Welcome to Swisher ...

The city of Swisher is located in Johnson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Swisher has a population of 974 people<2> (see below for details).

Swisher is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Swisher: (319)

The ZIP code for Swisher: 52338<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Swisher had a population of 879 people. This makes Swisher the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Swisher represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 313rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 879 people, the population of Swisher increased 8.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 813 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Swisher had an population of 974 people. This is an increase of 10.81% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 19.8% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Swisher ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Swisher - they are located in Illinois and Tennessee.

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

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 Swisher. 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 Swisher. 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 Swisher.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Swisher ...

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

Communities near Swisher ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Rapids   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the North (N) of Swisher

Located in Linn County

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Swisher

Marion   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Swisher

Located in Linn County

Coralville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Swisher

North Liberty   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Swisher

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Swisher

Located in Linn County

Mount Vernon   [Map]

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

Located in Linn County

Tiffin   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Swisher

Robins   [Map]

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

Located in Linn County

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Swisher

Located in Linn County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Johnson County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Johnson 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.

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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 Swisher.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Swisher - 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 Swisher). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Swisher 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Swisher) 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 Swisher. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Swisher

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Swisher. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8441, Longitude: -91.6929     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Swisher have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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