Decatur County, Iowa Basics:

Decatur County Iowa - Government Site

Population: 8,237
Area: 532 square miles
County seat: Leon
Area code(s) in use: 641
Time zone: CST
High school graduate or higher: 85.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
Median household income: $34,942
Persons in poverty: 19.9%
Home ownership rate: 68.9%
Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

Adjacent counties:
Clarke  Harrison (MO)  Lucas  Mercer (MO)  Ringgold  Union  Wayne  

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Map of the Decatur County area

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

Places in Decatur County, Iowa

  Airports     show all on map

Decatur County Hospital Heliport, Lamoni Municipal Airport, McMillian Field, Solly's Strip Ultralight Flightpark

  Bridges     show all on map

Grand River Bridge

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Briggs Hall, Bruce Jenner Sports Complex, Carmichael House, Davis City City Hall, Davis City Fire Department, Decatur City Hall, Decatur County Courthouse, Decatur County Home, Decatur County Museum, Decatur County Sheriffs Office, Eugene E Closson Physical Education Center, Evan H Walden Physical Plant, Floyd M McDowell Commons, Frederick Madison Smith Library, Garden Grove City Hall, Garden Grove Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services, Grand River Emergency Medical Services, Grand River Volunteer Fire Department, Graybill Building, Gunsolley Residence Hall, Higdon Administration Building, Kelley Hall, Lamoni City Hall, Lamoni Emergency Medical Services, Lamoni Fire Department, Lamoni Police Department, Lamoni Public Library, Leon City Hall, Leon Fire Department, Leon Police Department, Leon Public Library, Liberty Hall Historic Center, Memorial Student Center, North Campus Housing Units, Patroness Hall, Platz-Mortimore Science Hall, Roy A Cheville Chapel, Southern Iowa Gateway Welcome Center, Tess Morgan Residence Hall, The Shaw Center, Tower Apartments, Van Wert City Hall, Van Wert Emergency Medical Services, Van Wert Fire Department, Walker Residence hall, Weldon Emergency Medical Services, Weldon Fire Department, Zimmermann Hall

  Cemeteries     show all on map

Beaver Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bucy Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Cash Cemetery, Chase Cemetery (historical), Chastain Cemetery, Clinton Cemetery, County Home Cemetery, Cowles Cemetery, Creveling Cemetery, Dale Cemetery, Davis City Cemetery, Decatur City Cemetery, Doze Cemetery, Elk Cemetery, Elm Cemetery, Franklin Cemetery, Fugate Cemetery, Gammill Cemetery, Garden Grove Cemetery, Gatliff Cemetery, Gore Cemetery, Grand River Cemetery, Hall Cemetery, Hamilton Cemetery, Hatfield Cemetery, High Point Cemetery, Hollen Cemetery, Johnson Cemetery, Kline Cemetery, Lentz Cemetery, Leon Cemetery, Lillie Cemetery, Logan Cemetery, Manchester Cemetery, McCullough Cemetery, McKee Cemetery, Meek Cemetery, Metier Cemetery, Miller Cemetery, Millsap Cemetery, Morman Cemetery, Mount Tabor Cemetery, Munyon Cemetery, New Buda Cemetery, New Salem Cemetery, O'Grady Cemetery, Oak Hill Cemetery, Old Funk Cemetery, Palenstine Cemetery, Rose Hill Cemetery, Saint Marys Cemetery, Shields Cemetery, Shy Cemetery, Sweet Home Cemetery, Terre Haute Cemetery, Trullinger Cemetery, Union Cemetery, Van Wert Cemetery, Waller Cemetery, Warrick Cemetery, West Cemetery, Westervelt Cemetery, Westerville Cemetery, Wheelis Cemetery, White Oak Cemetery, Winters Cemetery, Woodmansee Cemetery, Young Cemetery

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Assembly of God Church, Assembly of God Church, Assembly of God Church, Assembly of God Church, Bethel Church, Bloomington Church, Calvary Baptist Church, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Church of Christ, Elk Chapel, First Baptist Church, Franklin Christian Day School, Franklin Church, Independent Bible Church, Latter-Day Saints Church, Leon Brethren Church, Leon Catholic Church, Leon Christian Church, Leon Salem Mennonite Church, Mount Zion Mennonite Chapel, New Life Full Gospel Church, New Salem Baptist Church, New Salem Church, Our Saviors Lutheran Church, Presbyterian Church, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Salem Mennonite Church, Trinity Christian Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church, United Methodist Church

  Crossings     show all on map

Interchange 12, Interchange 18, Interchange 22, Interchange 4

  Hospitals     show all on map

Decatur County Hospital, Decatur Medical Services Center, Decatur Medical Services Center, Heffron Chiropractic Clinics, Lamoni Chiropractic Center, Lamoni Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Leon General Dentistry Center, Westview Acres Care Center

  Locales     show all on map

Blockly (historical), Boswell Brothers Elevator, Crown, Davis City (historical), De Kalb, Decatur City (historical), Decatur County Fairground, Decatur County Golf and Country Club, Decatur Rest Area, Des Moines Junction (historical), Elk, Farmers Co-op Grain and Seed Elevator, Fierce (historical), Franklin, Garden Grove (historical), Giles Junction, Grand River (historical), Green Valley (historical), Kingston (historical), Lamoni (historical), Lamoni Golf and Country Club, Le Roy (historical), Leon (historical), Little River, Patriot (historical), Pleasanton (historical), Rocky Ford, Sedgewich (historical), Smith Feeder Supply Elevator, Spring Valley (historical), Tuskeega (historical), Van Wert (historical), Weldon (historical), Westerville, Woodland

  Mines     show all on map

Decatur Quarry

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Central park, Decatur State Wildlife Area, Foreman City Park, Francis Burrell Historical Marker, Kobville Park, Little River Recreation Area, Memorial to All Veterans Historical Marker, Mormon Pioneer Historic Trailside Park, Nine Eagles State Park, Sand Creek State Wildlife Area, Shewmaker County Park, Slip Bluff County Park, The Mormon Trail State Historical Marker

  Populated Places     show all on map

Barrell, Blockly, Brucewell, Davis City, Decatur City, Garden Grove, Grand River, High Point, Kingston, Lamoni, Le Roy, Leon, Morgan, New Buda, Pleasanton, Terre Haute, Togo (historical), Tuskeego, Van Wert, Weldon, Woodland

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Blockly Post Office (historical), Bracewell Post Office (historical), Burrell Post Office (historical), Cora Post Office (historical), Crown Post Office (historical), Davis City Post Office, Decatur Post Office, Dekalb Post Office (historical), Elk Post Office (historical), Fierce Post Office (historical), Franklin Post Office (historical), Funks Mills Post Office (historical), Garden Grove Post Office, Green Valley Post Office (historical), Highbrier Post Office (historical), Highpoint Post Office (historical), Lamoni Post Office, Le Roy Post Office (historical), Leon Post Office, Little River Post Office (historical), Morgan Post Office (historical), New Buda Post Office (historical), Patriot Post Office (historical), Pleasanton Post Office (historical), Prairieville Post Office (historical), Sedgewick Post Office (historical), Spring Valley Post Office (historical), Terre Haute Post Office (historical), Tuskeega Post Office (historical), Van Wert Post Office, Weldon Post Office, Westerville Post Office (historical), Woodland Post Office (historical)

  Reservoirs     show all on map

Big G Lake, Founders Lake, Home Lake, Home Pond, Lake LaShane

  Schools     show all on map

Central Decatur Middle School / High School, Central Decatur North Elementary School, Central Decatur South Elementary School, Central School, Decatur Elementary School, Graceland University - Lamoni, Lamoni Elementary School, Lamoni High School, Lamoni Middle School, Mormon Trail Junior / Senior High School, Pine Grove School, Snider School (historical)

  Streams     show all on map

Bee Creek, Britton Branch, Brush Creek, Brush Creek, Caleb Creek, Cobbville Creek, Dickersons Branch, Elk Creek, Hog Creek, Jonathan Creek, Kilgore Creek, Lick Branch, Long Creek, Marks Branch, McGruder Creek, Mormon Pool, Pot Hole Creek, Potteroff Creek, Redmans Branch, Sand Creek, Sevenmile Creek, Short Creek, South Elk Creek, Steel Creek, Turkey Run, Weldon Creek, West Elk Creek, West Little River, Wolf Creek

  Towers     show all on map

KLAL-FM (Lamoni)

  Trails     show all on map

Little River Scenic Nature Trail,

Decatur County, Iowa Population By Race (2012 estimate)

WhiteDecatur County White population 7,8667,866  
BlackDecatur County Black population 165164
MixedDecatur County Mixed population 9998
AsianDecatur County Asian population 6665
American IndianDecatur County American Indian population 3332
Hawaiian & Pacific IslanderDecatur County Hawaiian & Pacific Islander population 1616

Additional population tables :
State population table
Iowa population by county