Ottumwa, Iowa

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Ottumwa, Iowa
Nickname(s): 
River of Opportunity
Location of Ottumwa in the state of Iowa.
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
CountyWapello
Government
 • MayorDale Uehling
Area
 • Total16.5 sq mi (42.7 km2)
 • Land15.8 sq mi (40.9 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total25,036
 • Rank21st in Iowa
 • Density1,516/sq mi (585.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52501
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-60465
GNIS feature ID0459952
Websitehttp://www.cityofottumwa.org/

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.