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Woodward, Iowa

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The location of Woodward

Welcome to Woodward ...

The city of Woodward is located in Dallas County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Woodward has a population of 1,420 people<2> (see below for details).

Woodward is 1,060 feet [323 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Woodward is within the (515) area code.

The ZIP code for Woodward: 50276<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Woodward had a population of 1,024 people. This makes Woodward the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Woodward represents 0.03% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 277th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,024 people, the population of Woodward decreased 14.67% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,200 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Woodward had an population of 1,420 people. This is an increase of 38.67% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.33% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Woodward ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Woodward - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Michigan, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, South Carolina (2) and Texas.

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

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 Woodward. 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 Woodward. 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 Woodward.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Woodward ...

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

Communities near Woodward ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Ames   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of Woodward

Located in Story County

Ankeny   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Woodward

Located in Polk County

Urbandale   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Woodward

Located in Polk County

Waukee   [Map]

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

Johnston   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Woodward

Located in Polk County

Clive   [Map]

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

Located in Polk County

Grimes   [Map]

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

Located in Polk County

Boone   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Woodward

Located in Boone County

Perry   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the West (W) of Woodward

Adel   [Map]

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Iowa

About Dallas County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Dallas 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 Woodward.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Woodward. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.8533, Longitude: -93.9227     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Woodward have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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