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What Cheer, Iowa
Welcome to What Cheer ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, What Cheer has a population of 623 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of What Cheer.
What Cheer is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: What Cheer lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
What Cheer lies within the (641) area code.
The ZIP code for What Cheer: 50268<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, What Cheer had an population of 623 people. This is a decrease of 3.56% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.11% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, What Cheer had a population of 646 people (or 6.15% of the total population of Keokuk County). This makes What Cheer the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of What Cheer represents 0.02% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 398th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 646 people, the population of What Cheer decreased 4.72% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 678 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for What Cheer.
Communities near What Cheer ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near What Cheer.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around What Cheer. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for What Cheer.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of What Cheer. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around What Cheer.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around What Cheer. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for What Cheer.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for What Cheer ...
Looking for more information about What Cheer? 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 What Cheer, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for What Cheer.
Adding What Cheer to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of What Cheer in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for What Cheer was in the Sixth Biennial Report of the State Mine Inspectors, Two Years Ending June 30, 1893.
We also found What Cheer in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for What Cheer on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022