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Iona, Minnesota

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The location of Iona

Welcome to Iona ...

The city of Iona is located in Murray County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Iona has a population of 133 people<2> (see below for details).

Iona is 1,640 feet [500 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Iona lies within the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Iona: 56141<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Iona had a population of 137 people. This makes Iona the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 137 people, the population of Iona decreased 20.81% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 173 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Iona had an population of 133 people. This is a decrease of 2.92% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 23.12% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Iona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Slayton   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the North (N) of Iona

Fulda   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Iona

Edgerton   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Iona

Located in Pipestone County

Westbrook   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Iona

Located in Cottonwood County

Wilmont   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Iona

Located in Nobles County

Chandler   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the West (W) of Iona

Lake Wilson   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Iona

Lismore   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Iona

Located in Nobles County

Currie   [Map]

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

Avoca   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the East (E) of Iona

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

Communities Also Named Iona ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Iona - they are located in Florida, Idaho, Indiana, Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, South Dakota, Texas (2) and Washington.

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

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 Iona. 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 Iona. 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 Iona.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Iona ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Iona.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Iona - 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 Iona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Iona 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Iona) 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 Iona. 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 Iona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Iona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9149, Longitude: -95.7859     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Iona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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