Cherokee County, Iowa Basics:

Cherokee County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 11,992
Area: 577 square miles
County seat: Cherokee
Area code(s) in use: 712
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 92.2%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.1%
Median household income: $47,816
Persons in poverty: 6.8%
Home ownership rate: 75.2%
Mean travel time to work: 15.2 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Buena Vista  Clay  Ida  O'Brien  Plymouth  Sac  Sioux  Woodbury  

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Map of the Cherokee County area

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

Places in Cherokee County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Cherokee County Regional Airport, Sand Field Airport, Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital Heliport, Willies Bomber Patch Airport

  Areas     show all on map

Prescott Prairie

  Bridges     show all on map

Mill Creek Bridge

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American Theatre, Aurelia Fire Department, Aurelia Police Department, Aurelia Public Library, Cherokee City Hall, Cherokee County Courthouse, Cherokee Fire Department, Cherokee Law Enforcement Center, Cherokee Public Library, Cleghorn Fire Department, Health Science Library, Larrabee Fire Department, M C Community Library, Marcus Fire Department and Ambulance Service, Marcus Police Department, Marcus Public Library, Meriden Fire Department, Quimby Fire Department, Quimby Public Library, Sanford Museum and Planetarium, Tallman Museum, Washta Fire Department, Washta Public Library

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Afton Cemetery, Cedar Cemetery, Diamond Cemetery, Good Hope Cemetery, Grand Meadow Cemetery, Grandview Cemetery, Holy Name Cemetery, Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery, Liberty Cemetery, Marcus - Amherst Cemetery, Mary Hill Cemetery, Memory Gardens, Mental Health Institute Cemetery, Meriden Cemetery, Mount Calvary Cemetery, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Oak Hill Cemetery, Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Rock Township Cemetery, Silver Cemetery, Spring Cemetery, Spring Township Cemetery, Sunset View Cemetery, Trinity Cemetery, West Point Cemetery

  Churches     show all on map

Assembly of God Breath of Life Church, Baptist Church, Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Christian Church, Congregational United Church, Faith in Christ Fellowship Church, Faith Lutheran Church, First Baptist Church, First Church of Christ, First United Methodist Church, Grace Baptist Church, Grace United Methodist Church, Holy Name Catholic Church, Immaculate Conception Church, Immanuel Church, Jehovah's Witness Kingdom Hall, Maryhill Visitation Church, Meriden Evangelical Free Church, Methodist Church, Mount Oliver Church, Mount Pleasant Church, Oakdale Church, Peace Lutheran Church, Pilgrim Lutheran Church, Presbyterian Church, Presbyterian Church, Quimby Baptist Church, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Saint Johns Catholic Church, Saint Paul Lutheran Church, Saint Pauls United Methodist Church, Trinity Church, Trinity Lutheran Church, United Methodist Church, Washta Methodist Church

  Hospitals     show all on map

Allender Chiropractic Offices, Aurelia Medical Clinic, Cherokee Family Practice Center, Family Vision Clinic, Heartland Care Center, Hilltop Care Center, Iowa Osteopathic Institute, Kennedy Chiropractic Office, Marcus Chiropractic Health Center, Marcus Clinic Floyd Valley Hospital, Mental Health Institute, Northwest Iowa Urologists Center, Saint Lukes Gordon Recovery Center, Sioux Valley Medical Associates Center, Sioux Valley Medical Association - Marcus, Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital, Sunset Knoll Retirement Home, West Bluff Medical Associates Building

  Lakes     show all on map

Larson Lake

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Aurelia, Aurelia Country Club, Bar D Bar Farms, Batten Farms, Bierman Farms, Booth Farms, Bradfield Farms, Brady Farms, Burch Farm, C L Farms, Carlson Farms, Carousel Farms, Cave Farms, Cedar Farms, Cherokee, Cherokee County Fairground, Cherokee Golf and Country Club, Cherokee Wastewater Treatment Plant, Cherokee Water Plant, Cherokee Water Plant, Circle 7 Feed Yard, Circle M Farms, Cleghorn, Coonley Creek Farms, D F B Farms, D W D Farms, DeLeon (historical), Diamond Center (historical), Donaldson Farms, Doxtad Farm, Engdahl Hog Farm, Farmers Co-op Elevator, Farmers Co-op Elevator, First Cooperative Association Elevator, First Cooperative Association Elevator, First Farmers Co-op Company Elevator, First Farmers Co-op Elevator, First Farmers Cooperative Elevator, Five In One Farms, Freedom Farms, French Farms, Fuhrman Farms, Gant Farms, Gengler Farms, Gerstandt Farms, Glassmaker Farm, Gordon Farms, Heline Farms, Henke Farms, Hilltop Angus Farm, Hurd Farms, Jochims Farms, Johnson Farm, Johnson Farm, Kludas Farms, Larrabee (historical), Loucks Farm, Lundquist Farms, Magnussen Farm, Maple, Maplewood Farms, Marcus, Marcus Community Golf Club, Mayer Farms, Meriden, Mier Farms, Mortenson Dairy Farm, N and G Fur Farm, Nelson Farms, Nelson Farms, Norris Farms, Olsen Farm, Patterson Farms, Pearse Access, Pilot Rock Lookout, Pine Grove Farms, Pingel Farms, Quimby (historical), Quimby Golf Course, Rhea Farms, Rodada Farm, Rupp Farm, S and T Farms, Shafer Farms, Smith Farms, Smith Farms, Soo River Access, Stange Farm, Stellish Farm, Stender Farm, Three D Farm, Thunder Valley Farms, Todd Farms, Trapp Farms, Waller Farms, Washta (historical), Wendell (historical), Wiemold Farm, Will Farm, Zimmer Farms

  Parks     show all on map

Barnes Area County Park, Central Park, Gillette Park, Harold Clark Habitat Area, Johnson Hienel Access Area, Larson Lake County Park, Little Sioux Greenbelt, Macs Preserve, Martin Area County Park, Nelson Area County Park, Nester Stiles State Preserve, Old Cherokee Fort Historical Marker, Pilot Rock Lookout Historical Marker, Ranney Knob County Park, Redtail Ridge Habitat Area, Ritts Area County Park, Sam Doupe Ball Complex, Silver Sioux Recreation Area, Spring Lake Park, Steele Prairie State Preserve, Stieneke Area County Park, Wescott Park

  Populated Places     show all on map

Aurelia, Cherokee, Cleghorn, Fielding, Larrabee, Marcus, Mary Hill, Meriden, Onawa Junction, Park Place Mobile Home Court, Quimby, Southern Acres Mobile Estates, Washta

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Aurelia Post Office, Baum Post Office (historical), Cherokee Post Office, Cleghorn Post Office, Coulson Post Office (historical), De Leon Post Office (historical), Diamond Post Office (historical), East Hampton Post Office (historical), Fielding Post Office (historical), Larrabee Post Office, Marcus Post Office, Meriden Post Office, Pilot Rock Post Office (historical), Quimby Post Office, Washta Post Office, Wendell Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Leos Pond

  Schools     show all on map

Alta - Aurelia Middle School, Aurelia Elementary School, Cherokee Middle School, Garfield Elementary School, Grand Meadow School, Jackoak School, Lincoln School, Marcus - Meriden - Cleghorn Elementary School, Marcus - Meriden - Cleghorn Junior High / High School, Marcus - Meriden - Cleghorn Primary School, Marcus Meriden Cleghorn School, River Valley Elementary School, Roosevelt Elementary School, Washington High School, Webster Elementary School, Western Iowa Tech Community College - Cherokee Campus, Wilson Middle School

  Streams     show all on map

Badger Creek, Badger Creek, Buffalo Creek, Coonley Creek, Fiddle Creek, Fourmile Creek, Gere Creek, Gray Creek, Little Maple River, Maple Creek, Mill Creek, Perry Creek, Pitcher Creek, Railroad Creek, Rock Creek, Silver Creek, Stratton Creek, Willow Creek

  Summits     show all on map

Pilot Rock

  Towers     show all on map

KCHE-AM (Cherokee), KCHE-FM (Cherokee),

Cherokee County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteCherokee County White population 11,66811,668  
MixedCherokee County Mixed population 108107
BlackCherokee County Black population 8483
AsianCherokee County Asian population 7271
American IndianCherokee County American Indian population 4847
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderCherokee County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 1211

Additional population tables :
State population table
Iowa population by county