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Tiffin, Iowa

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The location of Tiffin

Welcome to Tiffin ...

The city of Tiffin is located in Johnson County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Tiffin has a population of 3,670 people<2> (see below for details).

Tiffin is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Tiffin: (319)

The ZIP code for Tiffin: 52340<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tiffin had a population of 1,947 people. This makes Tiffin the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Tiffin represents 0.06% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 164th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,947 people, the population of Tiffin increased 99.69% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 975 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Tiffin had an population of 3,670 people. This is an increase of 88.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 276.41% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Tiffin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Tiffin - they are located in California, Missouri, Ohio, Ontario (3) and Texas.

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

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 Tiffin. 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 Tiffin. 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 Tiffin.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tiffin ...

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

Communities near Tiffin ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Rapids   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the North (N) of Tiffin

Located in Linn County

Iowa City   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Tiffin

Mount Vernon   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tiffin

Located in Linn County

Williamsburg   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the West (W) of Tiffin

Located in Iowa County

Fairfax   [Map]

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

Located in Linn County

Solon   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Tiffin

Kalona   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the South (S) of Tiffin

Located in Washington County

West Branch   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Tiffin

Located in Cedar County

Ely   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Tiffin

Located in Linn County

Walford   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Tiffin

Located in Benton County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Johnson County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tiffin. 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 Tiffin.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tiffin - 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 Tiffin). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tiffin 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Tiffin) 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 Tiffin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Tiffin

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Tiffin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.7067, Longitude: -91.6592     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Tiffin have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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