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The location of Walker

Welcome to Walker ...

The city of Walker is located in Linn County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Walker has a population of 789 people<2> (see below for details).

Walker is 900 feet [274 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Walker is within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Walker: 52352<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Walker had a population of 791 people. This makes Walker the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Walker represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 348th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 791 people, the population of Walker increased 5.47% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 750 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Walker had an population of 789 people. This is a decrease of 0.25% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.2% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Walker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 48 communities that are also named Walker - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas (2), British Columbia, California (3), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, New Mexico, New York (2), Oklahoma (2), Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

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

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 Walker. 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 Walker. 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 Walker.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Walker ...

Looking for more information about Walker? 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 Walker? 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 Walker, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Walker.

Communities near Walker ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Marion   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Walker

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the South (S) of Walker

Independence   [Map]

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

Located in Buchanan County

Vinton   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Walker

Located in Benton County

Robins   [Map]

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

Jesup   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Walker

Located in Buchanan County

Center Point   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the South (S) of Walker

Urbana   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Walker

Located in Benton County

Central City   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Walker

Palo   [Map]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Linn County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Linn 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 Walker.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Walker - 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 Walker). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Walker 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' (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- Walker) 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 Walker. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Walker

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Walker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2873, Longitude: -91.7809     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Walker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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