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Welcome to Winfield ...

The city of Winfield is located in Henry County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Winfield, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Winfield has a population of 1,084 people<2> (see below for details).

Winfield is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Winfield: (319)

The ZIP code for Winfield: 52659<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Winfield had an population of 1,084 people. This is a decrease of 4.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.16% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winfield had a population of 1,134 people (which is 5.63% of the total population of Henry County). This makes Winfield the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Winfield represents 0.04% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 250th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,134 people, the population of Winfield has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,131 people).

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

Communities Also Named Winfield ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 27 communities that are also named Winfield - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, British Columbia, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maryland (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (2), Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Winfield ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Winfield.

  • Mount Pleasant
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Washington
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
  • Wapello
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wapello
    • Wapello is located in Louisa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,999 people
  • New London
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New London have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New London
    • New London is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,825 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New London <5>
  • Columbus Junction
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbus Junction have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus Junction
    • Columbus Junction is located in Louisa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,810 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus Junction <5>
  • Mediapolis
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Wayland
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wayland
    • Wayland is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayland <5>
  • Danville
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Danville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville is located in Des Moines County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 896 people
  • Morning Sun
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morning Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morning Sun
    • Morning Sun is located in Louisa County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 781 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morning Sun <5>
  • Ainsworth
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ainsworth have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ainsworth
    • Ainsworth is located in Washington County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 577 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ainsworth <5>

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 Winfield. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Winfield.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Winfield. 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 Winfield.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Winfield. See our Newspapers Page for Winfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winfield ...

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

Adding Winfield to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Winfield in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Winfield was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Winfield on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Iowa (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Winfield.

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

The official website for Henry County: www.co.henry.ia.us/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Henry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Winfield.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Winfield - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Winfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Winfield or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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