Denmark, Iowa

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Denmark, Iowa
census-designated place
Denmark, Iowa
Denmark, Iowa
Denmark, Iowa is located in Iowa
Denmark, Iowa
Denmark, Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 40°44′30″N 91°20′15″W / 40.74167°N 91.33750°W / 40.74167; -91.33750Coordinates: 40°44′30″N 91°20′15″W / 40.74167°N 91.33750°W / 40.74167; -91.33750
Country United States
State Iowa
County Lee
Elevation 722 ft (220 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 423
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP codes 52624
GNIS feature ID 455882[1]

Denmark is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in northeastern Lee County, Iowa, United States. It lies along Iowa Highway 16 north of the city of Fort Madison, the county seat of Lee County.[2] Its elevation is 722 feet (220 m).[1] Although Denmark is unincorporated, it has a post office with the ZIP code of 52624, that opened on April 7, 1846.[3][4] The community is part of the Fort MadisonKeokuk, IA-MO Micropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 Census the population of Denmark, Iowa was 423.[5]

Denmark was laid out about 1837.[6]

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  1. ^ a b "Denmark, Iowa". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Rand McNally, The Road Atlas '08. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2008, p. 39.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Denmark Post Office
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  6. ^ The History of Lee County, Iowa. Western Historical Company. 1879. p. 671. 
  7. ^ 'Iowa Biography,' Benjamin F. Gue, Century History Company: 1903, Biographical Sketch of Frank Leverett, pg. 168-169
  8. ^ Women building Chicago 1790-1990 : a biographical dictionary. Schultz, Rima Lunin, 1943-, Hast, Adele., Paul Avrich Collection (Library of Congress). Bloomington: Indiana University Press. 2001. ISBN 0253338522. OCLC 44573291.