Fort Madison, Lee County, Iowa

Fort Madison: City and county seat in Lee County, Iowa


Fort Madison is a city located in the county of Lee in the U.S. state of Iowa. Its population at the 2010 census was 11,051 and a population density of 323 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 10,263 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Fort Madison

Population : 10,263 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
County : Lee County
Postal code : 52627
Phone Area Codes : 319
Area : 34.26 km2
Altitude : 528 feet / 161 meters
Capital city : Fort Madison is capital of Lee County
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 08:36:52 (28th November 2022)
Density : 300 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.68% (2010-2020)
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Fort Madison is located at 40°37'47"N 91°18'55"W (40.6297600, -91.3151500).

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According to census records, the population of Fort Madison decreased by 7.68% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 11,051 - census
2011 11,028 -0.21% estimation process
2012 11,046 0.16% estimation process
2013 10,784 -2.43% estimation process
2014 10,721 -0.59% estimation process
2015 10,709 -0.11% estimation process
2016 10,643 -0.62% estimation process
2017 10,497 -1.39% estimation process
2018 10,381 -1.12% estimation process
2019 10,321 -0.58% estimation process
2020 10,263 -0.57% estimation process

Fort Madison zip code is 52627. County name: Lee, County fips: 19111

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People born in Fort Madison (16)

People born in Fort Madison, including football player and coach, basketball coach, track coach, college athletics administrator Ike Armstrong, actor Dennis O'Keefe, basketball player/coach Ryan Bowen, .


  • Thomas M. Hoenig (American economist) he was born in 06/09/1946
  • Todd Farmer (American screenwriter) he was born in 21/11/1968
  • Aloysius Schulte (Catholic priest of the Diocese of Davenport who was the first president of St. Ambrose University.) he was born in 01/01/1858
  • Patty Judge (46th Lieutenant Governor and former Secretary of Agriculture for the U.S. State of Iowa.) she was born in 02/11/1943
  • Dick Klein (American basketball player) he was born in 16/09/1920
  • Frank Winters (American basketball coach) he was born in 31/03/1894
  • John Hamilton (Republican politician from the U.S. state of Kansas) he was born in 01/01/1892
  • Mark W. Balmert (U.S. Navy rear admiral) he was born in 24/11/1954
  • James Duderstadt (American academic administrator) he was born in 05/12/1942
  • Lowell Junkins (American politician and candidate for governor of Iowa) he was born in 09/03/1944
  • Bobbie Moline-Kramer (American artist) she was born in 04/11/1946
  • Virginia Harper (civil rights activist) she was born in 23/12/1929
  • Carl Walters (American glass sculptor) he was born in 19/06/1883

Schools in Fort Madison

College & universities near Fort Madison, IA

Code Name City ZIP
154378 Southeastern Community College West Burlington (IA) 52655-0180

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Madison, IA

Code Name Address Type
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL

Post offices near Fort Madison

Post Office Name City ZIP
Fort Madison Post Office Fort Madison (IA) 52627

Other cities in Lee County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lee County , IA.

City Name Population Title
Keokuk 10,090 City in Iowa, USA
West Point 916 City in Iowa, USA
Donnellson 846 Human settlement in Lee County, Iowa, United States of America
Montrose 768 City in Lee County, Iowa, United States
Houghton 135 City in Iowa, United States
Franklin 132 City in Lee County, Iowa, United States
Saint Paul 123 City in Lee County, Iowa, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Fort Madison distances to largest Iowa cities