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Welcome to La Harpe ...

The city of La Harpe is located in Hancock County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, La Harpe has a population of 1,156 people<2> (see below for details).

La Harpe is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

La Harpe is within the boundaries of the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for La Harpe: 61450<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, La Harpe had a population of 1,235 people (which is 6.46% of the total population of Hancock County). This makes La Harpe the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,235 people, the population of La Harpe decreased 10.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,385 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, La Harpe had an population of 1,156 people. This is a decrease of 6.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.53% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for La Harpe.

Communities Also Named La Harpe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named La Harpe - it's located in Kansas.

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

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 La Harpe. 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 La Harpe. 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 La Harpe. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for La Harpe ...

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

Communities near La Harpe ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Burlington   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of La Harpe

Located in Des Moines County (IA)

Macomb   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of La Harpe

Located in McDonough County

Fort Madison   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the West (W) of La Harpe

Located in Lee County (IA)

West Burlington   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of La Harpe

Located in Des Moines County (IA)

Carthage   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southwest (SW) of La Harpe

Colchester   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of La Harpe

Located in McDonough County

Roseville   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the Northeast (NE) of La Harpe

Located in Warren County

Dallas City   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the West (W) of La Harpe

Stronghurst   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the North (N) of La Harpe

Located in Henderson County

Blandinsville   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the East (E) of La Harpe

Located in McDonough County

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

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

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for La Harpe.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around La Harpe - 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 La Harpe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether La Harpe or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- La Harpe) 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 La Harpe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from La Harpe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in La Harpe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5848, Longitude: -90.9696     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for La Harpe have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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