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The location of Toledo

Welcome to Toledo ...

The city of Toledo is located in Tama County and is the County Seat for Tama County.

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

When the people of Toledo refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use terms like Toledan or Toledoan.<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Toledo has a population of 2,141 people<3> (see below for details).

Toledo is 860 feet [262 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Toledo: (641)

The ZIP code for Toledo: 52342<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Toledo had a population of 2,341 people (which is 13.18% of the total population of Tama County). This makes Toledo the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Toledo represents 0.08% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 138th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,341 people, the population of Toledo decreased 7.8% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,539 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Toledo had an population of 2,141 people. This is a decrease of 8.54% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Toledo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Toledo - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri (2), Montana, North Carolina (3), Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Texas, Washington and West Virginia.

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

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 Toledo. 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 Toledo. 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 Toledo. Our list includes 11 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Toledo ...

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

Communities near Toledo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marshalltown   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the West (W) of Toledo

Located in Marshall County

Grinnell   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Toledo

Located in Poweshiek County

Belle Plaine   [Map]

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

Located in Benton County

Traer   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the North (N) of Toledo

Brooklyn   [Map]

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

Located in Poweshiek County

Dysart   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Toledo

Le Grand   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the West (W) of Toledo

Located in Marshall County

Gladbrook   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Toledo

Keystone   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Toledo

Located in Benton County

Garwin   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Toledo

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Toledo refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Toledo may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Toledo.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Toledo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 Toledo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Toledo or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Toledo) 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 Toledo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Toledo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Toledo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.9902, Longitude: -92.5804     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Toledo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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