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Welcome to Yarmouth ...

Yarmouth is located in Des Moines County.

When the people of Yarmouth refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Yarmouthian<1>

Yarmouth is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Yarmouth: (319)

The ZIP code for Yarmouth: 52660<3>

Communities Also Named Yarmouth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Yarmouth - they are located in California, Maine, Massachusetts and Nova Scotia.

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

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 Yarmouth. 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 Yarmouth. 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 Yarmouth.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Yarmouth ...

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

Communities near Yarmouth ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Burlington   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the Southeast (SE) of Yarmouth

Mount Pleasant   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the West (W) of Yarmouth

Located in Henry County

West Burlington   [Map]

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

Wapello   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Yarmouth

Located in Louisa County

Columbus Junction   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the North (N) of Yarmouth

Located in Louisa County

New London   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Yarmouth

Located in Henry County

Mediapolis   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Yarmouth

Winfield   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Yarmouth

Located in Henry County

Wayland   [Map]

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

Located in Henry County

Danville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Yarmouth

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Des Moines County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Des Moines County: www.co.des-moines.ia.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Yarmouth refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Yarmouth may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Yarmouth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 community (such as Yarmouth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Yarmouth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Yarmouth) 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 Yarmouth. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Yarmouth

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Yarmouth. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0265, Longitude: -91.3220     [Map].

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