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The location of Villisca

Welcome to Villisca ...

The city of Villisca is located in Montgomery County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Villisca has a population of 1,153 people<2> (see below for details).

Villisca is 1,080 feet [329 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Villisca lies within the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Villisca: 50864<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Villisca had a population of 1,252 people (which is 11.66% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Villisca the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Villisca represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 237th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,252 people, the population of Villisca decreased 6.85% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,344 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Villisca had an population of 1,153 people. This is a decrease of 7.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.21% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Villisca ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Villisca - it's located in Kansas.

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

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 Villisca. 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 Villisca. 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 Villisca.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Villisca ...

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

Communities near Villisca ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Clarinda   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the South (S) of Villisca

Located in Page County

Red Oak   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Villisca

Corning   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the East (E) of Villisca

Located in Adams County

Essex   [Map]

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

Located in Page County

Stanton   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Villisca

New Market   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the South (S) of Villisca

Located in Taylor County

Elliott   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Villisca

Gravity   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Villisca

Located in Taylor County

Shambaugh   [Map]

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

Located in Page County

Nodaway   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the East (E) of Villisca

Located in Adams County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Montgomery County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Villisca.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Villisca. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.9298, Longitude: -94.9819     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Villisca have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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