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University Park, Iowa

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Welcome to University Park ...

The city of University Park is located in Mahaska County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, University Park has a population of 470 people<1> (see below for details).

University Park is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

University Park is within the (641) area code.

The ZIP code for University Park: 52595<3>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, University Park had a population of 487 people. This makes University Park the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of University Park represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 466th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 487 people, the population of University Park decreased 9.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 536 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, University Park had an population of 470 people. This is a decrease of 3.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.31% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for University Park.

Communities Also Named University Park ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named University Park - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado (2), Florida (4), Illinois, Louisiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas (4) and Utah.

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

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 University Park. 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 University Park. 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 University Park.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for University Park ...

Looking for more information about University Park? 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.

Looking for more information about University Park? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to University Park, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for University Park.

Communities near University Park ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Pella   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the Northwest (NW) of University Park

Located in Marion County

New Sharon   [Map]

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

Eddyville   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of University Park

Located in Wapello County

Hedrick   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of University Park

Located in Keokuk County

Fremont   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of University Park

What Cheer   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of University Park

Located in Keokuk County

Lovilia   [Map]

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

Located in Monroe County

Bussey   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of University Park

Located in Marion County

Delta   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of University Park

Located in Keokuk County

Harvey   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the West (W) of University Park

Located in Marion County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Iowa

About Mahaska County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 University Park.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around University Park - 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 University Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether University Park 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- University Park) 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 University Park. 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 University Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in University Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.2872, Longitude: -92.6204     [Map].

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