Clarke County , Iowa

Clarke County: County in Iowa, United States


Clarke County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 9,286 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,353 inhabitants. Its county seat is Osceola. The county was created 176 years ago in 1845.

Clarke County Quick Facts

Population : 9,353 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Clarke County, Clarke County, Clarke County, Clarke County
Area : 1118 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.1%
Land as percent of area : 99.9%
Named for : James Clarke
Capital : Osceola
Establishment : January 01, 1846
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:44:32 (21st January 2022)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.72% (2010-2020)
Weather : -12℉ Clear 7-days weather
Clarke County locator map
Location of Clarke County on Iowa map.
Clarke County  Iowa Courthouse image
Clarke County Iowa Courthouse
Clarke County  Iowa Courthouse image


Clarke County is located at 41°1'45"N 93°47'7"W (41.0290300, -93.7851600). It has 2 neighbors: Decatur County and Warren County.

Clarke County map

The largest city of Clarke County is Osceola with a population of 5,285. Other cities include, Murray population 681 and Woodburn population 189. See all Clarke County cities & populated places.

Clarke County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Osceola 5,285 City in Clarke County, Iowa, United States
Murray 681 City in Iowa, United States
Woodburn 189 City in Iowa, USA


Clarke County forecast: Clear, with a low around -12. Wind chill values as low as -26. South southeast wind around 5 mph. more

Clarke County has 2 neighbours.

  • Osceola


The population of Clarke County increased by 0.72% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,286 - census
2011 9,317 0.33% estimation process
2012 9,341 0.26% estimation process
2013 9,245 -1.04% estimation process
2014 9,196 -0.53% estimation process
2015 9,219 0.25% estimation process
2016 9,288 0.74% estimation process
2017 9,396 1.15% estimation process
2018 9,502 1.12% estimation process
2019 9,395 -1.14% estimation process
2020 9,353 -0.45% estimation process

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People born in Clarke County (1)

Richard Ramsey was born in Clarke County

Other places with the same name (5)

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