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Welcome to Winthrop ...

The city of Winthrop is located in Buchanan County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Winthrop has a population of 854 people<2> (see below for details).

Winthrop is 1,030 feet [314 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Winthrop is within the boundaries of the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Winthrop: 50682<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Winthrop had a population of 850 people. This makes Winthrop the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Winthrop represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 322nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 850 people, the population of Winthrop increased 10.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 772 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Winthrop had an population of 854 people. This is an increase of 0.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.62% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Winthrop ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 15 communities that are also named Winthrop - they are located in Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, South Dakota and Washington.

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

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 Winthrop. 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 Winthrop. 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 Winthrop. Our list includes 4 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Winthrop ...

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

Communities near Winthrop ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Independence   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the West (W) of Winthrop

Oelwein   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Winthrop

Located in Fayette County

Manchester   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the East (E) of Winthrop

Located in Delaware County

Jesup   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Winthrop

Center Point   [Map]

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

Located in Linn County

Urbana   [Map]

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

Located in Benton County

Strawberry Point   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Winthrop

Located in Clayton County

Fairbank   [Map]

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

Hazleton   [Map]

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

Walker   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the South (S) of Winthrop

Located in Linn County

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Iowa

About Buchanan County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Buchanan County: www.buchanancounty.com/

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

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 Winthrop.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Winthrop. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4706, Longitude: -91.7382     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Winthrop have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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