Buchanan County, Iowa Basics:

Buchanan County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 20,946
Area: 571 square miles
County seat: Independence
Area code(s) in use: 319
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 90.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.8%
Median household income: $54,596
Persons in poverty: 10.7%
Home ownership rate: 77.5%
Mean travel time to work: 22.2 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Benton  Black Hawk  Bremer  Clayton  Delaware  Fayette  Linn  

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Map of the Buchanan County area

Our detail map of Buchanan County shows the Buchanan County, Iowa boundary lines and other interesting items.

Places in Buchanan County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Carson Landing Strip, Independence Municipal Airport

  Bridges     show all on map

Otter Creek Bridge, Otterville Bridge (historical), Taylor's Ford Bridge, Two Hundred and Eightieth Street Bridge, Wapsipinicon River Bridge

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Area Ambulance Service Buchanan County, Aurora Library, Aurora Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Brandon First Responders, Brandon Town Hall, Buchanan County Courthouse, Buchanan County Home, Buchanan County Jail, Buchanan County Jail, Buchanan County Sheriff Department, Fairbank Fire Department, Fairbank Public Library, Hazelton City Hall, Hazleton First Responders, Independence City Hall, Independence City Police Department, Independence Fire Department, Independence Public Library, Jesup Ambulance Service, Jesup City Hall, Jesup Fire Department, Jesup Police Department, Jesup Public Library, Lamont Fire Department, Lamont Public Library, Quasqueton Emergency Services, Rowley City Hall, Rowley Fire Department, Stanley Fire and Rescue, Sumner Townhall, Westburg Townhall, Winthrop Fire Department, Winthrop Library

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Amish Cemetery, Bear Creek School Cemetery, Byron Cemetery, Campton Cemetery, Cedar Crest Cemetery, Circle Grove Cemetery, Clayton Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, First Cemetery, Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Cemetery, Fontana Cemetery, Fremont Cemetery, German Catholic Cemetery, Hazleton Cemetery, Hickory Grove Cemetery, Jefferson Township Cemetery, Kint Cemetery, Littleton Cemetery, Madison Cemetery, Mount Hope Cemetery, North Amish Cemetery, Oakwood Cemetery, Otterville Cemetery, Payne Cemetery, Pine Creek Cemetery, Quasqueton Cemetery, Rowley Cemetery, Saint Athanasius Cemetery, Saint Johns Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Saint Michaels Cemetery, Saint Patricks Cemetery, Saint Patricks Cemetery, Shady Grove Cemetery (historical), Spangler Cemetery, Stanley Cemetery, State Hospital Cemetery, Union Cemetery, Upper Spring Grove Cemetery, Wilson Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

American Lutheran Church, Assembly of God Church, Aurora Methodist Church, Bethel Baptist Church, Bible Church, Brandon United Methodist Church, Cornerstone Foursquare Church, Faith Bible Fellowship, First Baptist Church, First Baptist Church, First Conservative Baptist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Presbyterian Church, First United Methodist Church, First United Methodist Church, Freedom Baptist Church, Grace Evangelical Church, Grace Lutheran Church, Grace United Methodist Church, Hoover Church, Hope Wesleyan Church, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Immanuel Lutheran Church, Independence United Methodist Church, Kingdom Hall, Living Water Church, Lord of the Harvest Lutheran Church, Our Redeemer Church, Pine Creek Mission Church, Presbyterian Church, Saint Athanasius Church, Saint James Episcopal Church, Saint John's Catholic Church, Saint John's Lutheran Church, Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Saint Mary's Catholic Church, Saint Patrick's Church, Saint Paul's Lutheran Church, Saint Peter Lutheran Church, Stanley Union Church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Trinity United Methodist Church, Union Protestant Community Church, United Church of Christ, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Pentecostal Church

  Dams     show all on map

Fontana Milldam, West Prairie Church

  Hospitals     show all on map

Covenant Clinic, East Towne Care Center, Independence State Hospital, Jesup Clinic, Medical Associates Center, Peoples Memorial Hospital, West-Village Care Center, Winthrop Medical Clinic

  Lakes     show all on map

Lake Oelwein

  Locales     show all on map

Atlanta, Aurora (historical), Aurora Elevator, Bryantburg (historical), Buchanan County Fairgrounds, Buffalo Creek Country Club, Buffalo Grove, Cana, Castleville (historical), Fairbank, Hazleton (historical), Independence, Independence Motor Speedway, Independence Wastewater Treatment Plant, Jesup, Jesup Golf and Country Club, Jesup Wastewater Plant, Kiene (historical), Kier, Lamont (historical), Lamont Elevator, Middlefield (historical), Newtonville, Otterville Bridge State Access, Quasqueton (historical), Rowley (historical), Stanley (historical), Sunny Side, Wapsipinicon Country Club, Wapsipinicon Mill (historical), Winthrop

  Parks     show all on map

Bearbower Sand Prairie Area, Blazing Star Prairie Area, Boies Bend County Park, Buffalo Creek Access Area, Buffalo Creek County Park, Buffalo Creek Wildlife Area, Cedar Rock State Park, Crumbacher Wildlife Area, Cutshaw Bridge State Access Area, Fontana Park, Hoover Wildlife Area, Jakway Forest County Park, Kounty Pond - Hoffman Woods Area, Lime Creek County Park, Mickey Fox Wildlife Area, Nibeck Wildlife Preserve, Otter Creek Wildlife Area, Pine Creek County Wildlife Area, Rowley Fen Area, Sand Creek Access Area, Siggelkov Park, Three Elms County Park, Troy Mills State Fish and Game Area, Troy Mills Wapsie County Park, Van Laningham County Wildlife Area, Veterans Memorial Park, Wapsipinicon River Access County Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aurora, Ben Haven Mobile Home Park, Brandon, Bryantsburg, Doris, Fairbank, Gatesville, Hamerville, Hazleton, Independence, Jesup, Lamont, Littleton, Midway Trailer Court, Monti, North Street Mobile Home Park, Otterville, Pine Ridge Mobile Home Court, Quasqueton, Rowley, Shady Grove, Stanley, Vista, Winthrop, Wise

  Post Offices     show all on map

Atlanta Post Office (historical), Aurora Post Office, Brandon Post Office, Buffalo Grove Post Office (historical), Byrantburg Post Office (historical), Cana Post Office (historical), Castleville Post Office (historical), Crowfoot Post Office (historical), Erin Post Office (historical), Fairbank Post Office, Frink's Grove Post Office (historical), Gatesville Post Office (historical), Hamerville Post Office (historical), Hazleton Post Office, Idlewild Post Office (historical), Independence Post Office, Jesup Post Office, Kiene Post Office (historical), Kier Post Office (historical), Lamont Post Office, Littleton Post Office (historical), Middlefield Post Office (historical), Monti Post Office (historical), Newtonville Post Office (historical), Otterville Post Office (historical), Quasqueton Post Office, Rowley Post Office, Shady Grove Post Office (historical), Stanley Post Office (historical), Sunny Side Post Office (historical), Vista Post Office (historical), Wards Corners Post Office (historical), Winthrop Post Office

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Fontana Lake

  Schools     show all on map

Brown School, Buchanan County Success Center, Charity Flat School, Cono Christian School, East Buchanan Community School, East Buchanan Elementary School, East Buchanan High School, East Buchanan Middle School, East Elementary School, Fairbank Elementary School, Faith Bible Academy, Hickory Grove School, Hilltop View School, Independence Christian Academy, Independence High School, Independence Middle School, Jesup Elementary School, Jesup High School, Jesup Middle School, Loeck School, Perry Number 1 Elementary School, Perry Number One School, Prairie Grove Elementary School, Rowley School, Rural Elementary School Number 1, Rural Elementary School Number 2, Rural Elementary School Number 3, Rural Elementary School Number 4, Saint Athanasius School, Saint John School, Triumph Elementary School, Wapsie Valley High School, Wapsie Valley Number Three School, West Elementary School

  Streams     show all on map

Buck Creek, Dry Creek, Dry Creek, East Branch Buffalo Creek, East Branch Pine Creek, Harter Creek, Hazelton Creek, Honey Creek, Hunter Creek, Lamont Creek, Little Wapsipinicon River, Malone Creek, Nash Creek, Otter Creek, Pine Creek, Sand Creek, Silver Creek, Smith Creek, South Fork Maquoketa River, West Branch Buffalo Creek, West Branch Pine Creek

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KCRG-TV (Cedar Rapids), KFMN-FM (Waterloo), KFMW-FM (Waterloo), KNNS-FM (Waterloo), KNWS-FM (Waterloo), KOUR-AM (Independence), KOUR-FM (Independence), KRIN-TV (Waterloo), KUNI-FM (Cedar Falls), KWWL-TV (Waterloo),

Buchanan County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteBuchanan County White population 20,52720,527  
MixedBuchanan County Mixed population 189188
AsianBuchanan County Asian population 8483
American IndianBuchanan County American Indian population 4241
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderBuchanan County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 00

Additional population tables :
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