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Tabor, Iowa

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Welcome to Tabor ...

The city of Tabor is primarily located in Fremont County. A portion of Tabor extends into Mills County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tabor has a population of 990 people<1> (see below for details).

Tabor was founded in 1853.

The origin (or the toponymy) of Tabor: Named after the Biblical Mount Tabor, a mountain near Nazareth. Another claim is that it was named after Tábor, a city in the Czech Republic.

The community of Tabor is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Tabor lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Tabor: 51653<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tabor had a population of 1,040 people (which is 13.98% of the total population of Fremont County). This makes Tabor the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Tabor represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 270th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,040 people, the population of Tabor increased 4.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 993 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tabor had an population of 990 people. This is a decrease of 4.81% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Tabor ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Tabor and not the distance if you are driving.<4>.

Community   2018
Essex   [Map]   752   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Farragut   [Map]   445   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Glenwood   [Map]   5,316   N   10 miles [16.1 km]
Malvern   [Map]   1,099   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pacific Junction   [Map]   470   NW   10 miles [16.1 km]
Shenandoah   [Map]   4,890   SE   18 miles [29 km]

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

Communities Also Named Tabor ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Tabor - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Minnesota, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee (3), Texas, Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

See 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 Tabor. 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 Tabor. 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 Tabor. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

Websites for Tabor ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tabor ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Fremont County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Tabor:

The official website for Fremont County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tabor.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tabor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 Tabor). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tabor or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tabor) 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 Tabor. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tabor

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tabor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.8983, Longitude: -95.6714     [Map].

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