Ottumwa, Iowa

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Ottumwa, Iowa
City
Nickname(s): River of Opportunity
Location of Ottumwa in the state of Iowa.
Coordinates: 41°0′47″N 92°24′53″W / 41.01306°N 92.41472°W / 41.01306; -92.41472Coordinates: 41°0′47″N 92°24′53″W / 41.01306°N 92.41472°W / 41.01306; -92.41472
Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Wapello
Government
 • Mayor Dale Uehling
Area
 • Total 16.5 sq mi (42.7 km2)
 • Land 15.8 sq mi (40.9 km2)
 • Water 0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation 673 ft (205 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 25,036
 • Rank 21st in Iowa
 • Density 1,516/sq mi (585.4/km2)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52501
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-60465
GNIS feature ID 0459952

Ottumwa is a city of Iowa in the United States. It is the county seat of Wapello County. The city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River.