Earlham, Iowa

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Earlham, Iowa
Motto(s): 
"Plant roots. See them grow."[1]
Location of Earlham, Iowa
Location of Earlham, Iowa
Coordinates: 41°29′35″N 94°7′25″W / 41.49306°N 94.12361°W / 41.49306; -94.12361Coordinates: 41°29′35″N 94°7′25″W / 41.49306°N 94.12361°W / 41.49306; -94.12361
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyMadison
Area
 • Total0.97 sq mi (2.51 km2)
 • Land0.97 sq mi (2.51 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
1,102 ft (336 m)
Population
 • Total1,450
 • Estimate 
(2012[4])
1,428
 • Density1,494.8/sq mi (577.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50072
Area code(s)515
FIPS code19-23340
GNIS feature ID0456104
WebsiteThe Community of Earlham Iowa Website

Earlham is a city in Madison County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,450 at the 2010 census.

History[change | change source]

The city was started on April 26, 1870,[5] and as named for a Quaker college in Richmond, Indiana.[6]

Sources[change | change source]

  1. "The Community of Earlham Iowa". The Community of Earlham Iowa. Retrieved September 2, 2012.
  2. "US Gazetteer files 2010". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2012-05-11.
  4. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2013-05-23.
  5. "Earlham, Iowa". City-Data.com. Retrieved September 2, 2012.
  6. "Profile for Earlham, Iowa, IA". ePodunk. Retrieved September 2, 2012.