Cherokee County , Iowa

Cherokee County: County in Iowa, United States

Cherokee County locator map
Location of Cherokee County on Iowa map.

About

Cherokee County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 12,072 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,190 inhabitants. Its county seat is Cherokee. The county was created 170 years ago in 1850.

Cherokee County Courthouse 'Iowa' image
Cherokee County Courthouse 'Iowa'
Cherokee County Courthouse 'Iowa' image

Geography

Cherokee County is located at 42°44'8"N 95°37'26"W (42.7356200, -95.6238100). It has 4 neighbors: Ida County, O Brien County, Plymouth County and Sac County.

Cherokee County map

The largest city of Cherokee County is Cherokee with a population of 4,841. Other cities include, Marcus population 1,055, Aurelia population 952, Quimby population 291 and Washta population 222. See all Cherokee County cities & populated places.

Weather

Cherokee County forecast: Rain showers likely after 2am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40. East wind 10 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts less than a tenth of an inch possible. more

Cherokee County Quick Facts

Population : 11,190 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County, Cherokee County
Area : 1495 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.03%
Land as percent of area : 99.97%
Named for : Cherokee
Capital : Cherokee
Establishment : January 01, 1851
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:05:09 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 7 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 40℉ Mostly Cloudy then Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather

Cherokee County has 4 neighbours.

  • Cherokee

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Cherokee County decreased by 7.88% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 12,072 - census
2011 12,024 -0.4% estimation process
2012 11,951 -0.61% estimation process
2013 11,874 -0.65% estimation process
2014 11,801 -0.62% estimation process
2015 11,483 -2.77% estimation process
2016 11,394 -0.78% estimation process
2017 11,307 -0.77% estimation process
2018 11,295 -0.11% estimation process
2019 11,235 -0.53% estimation process
2020 11,190 -0.4% estimation process

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People born in Cherokee County (1)

American politician Dennis Bush was born in Cherokee County

Other places with the same name (8)

Cherokee County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Cherokee County.

City Name Population Title
Cherokee 4,841 Native American people indigenous to the Southeastern United States
Marcus 1,055 City in Iowa, United States
Aurelia 952 City in Iowa, United States
Quimby 291 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America
Washta 222 City in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States
Cleghorn 214 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America
Meriden 144 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America
Larrabee 130 Human settlement in Cherokee County, Iowa, United States of America

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