Emmet County, Iowa

Emmet County: County in Iowa, United States


Emmet County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 10,302 and a population density of 10 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 9,095 inhabitants. Its county seat is Estherville. The county was created 172 years ago in 1850.

Quick Facts about Emmet County

Population : 9,095 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Emmet County
Area : 1042 km2
Water as percent of area : 1.6%
Land as percent of area : 98.4%
Named for : Robert Emmet
Capital : Estherville
Establishment : January 01, 1851
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 13:02:56 (3rd June 2023)
Density : 9 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -13.27% (2010-2020)
Emmet County locator map
Location of Emmet County on Iowa map.
Emmet County IA Courthouse image
Emmet County IA Courthouse
Emmet County IA Courthouse image


Emmet County is located at 43°22'41"N 94°40'43"W (43.3780200, -94.6784800). It has 2 neighbors: Martin County and Palo Alto County.

Emmet County map

The largest city of Emmet County is Estherville with a population of 5,587. Other cities include, Armstrong population 841, Ringsted population 365, Wallingford population 168 and Gruver population 82. See all Emmet County cities & populated places.

Emmet County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Estherville 5,587 City in Iowa
Armstrong 841 City in Emmet County, Iowa
Ringsted 365 City in Iowa
Wallingford 168 City in Iowa, United States
Gruver 82 City in Iowa, United States
Dolliver 58 City in Emmet County, Iowa, United States

Emmet County has 2 neighbours.

  • Estherville


According to census records, the population of Emmet County decreased by 13.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 10,302 - census
2011 10,089 -2.11% estimation process
2012 9,944 -1.46% estimation process
2013 9,880 -0.65% estimation process
2014 9,821 -0.6% estimation process
2015 9,702 -1.23% estimation process
2016 9,581 -1.26% estimation process
2017 9,422 -1.69% estimation process
2018 9,277 -1.56% estimation process
2019 9,208 -0.75% estimation process
2020 9,095 -1.24% estimation process

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People born in Emmet County (1)

American politician Diane Brandt was born in Emmet County

Other places with the same name (2)

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