Lyon County , Iowa

Lyon County: County in Iowa, United States of America

About

Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Iowa. As of the 2010 census, the population was 11,581 and a population density of 8 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 11,756 inhabitants. Its county seat is Rock Rapids. The county was created 170 years ago in 1851.

Lyon County Quick Facts

Population : 11,756 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Iowa (United States)
Different from : Lyon County, Lyon County, Lyon County, Lyon County
Area : 1522 km2
Official name : Lyon County
Water as percent of area : 0.02%
Land as percent of area : 99.98%
Named for : Nathaniel Lyon
Capital : Rock Rapids
Establishment : January 01, 1851
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 00:14:55 (7th December 2021)
Density : 8 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.49% (2010-2020)
Weather : 21℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather
Lyon County locator map
Location of Lyon County on Iowa map.
Lyon County IA Courthouse image
Lyon County IA Courthouse
Lyon County IA Courthouse image

Geography

Lyon County is located at 43°22'50"N 96°12'37"W (43.3805000, -96.2102900). It has 4 neighbors: Osceola County, Rock County, Lincoln County and Minnehaha County.

Lyon County map

The largest city of Lyon County is Rock Rapids with a population of 2,518. Other cities include, George population 1,029, Inwood population 847, Doon population 599 and Little Rock population 433. See all Lyon County cities & populated places.

Lyon County Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Rock Rapids 2,518 City in Iowa
George 1,029 City in Iowa, USA
Larchwood 918 Township in Lyon County, Iowa
Inwood 847 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States
Doon 599 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States
Little Rock 433 Human settlement in Lyon County, Iowa, United States of America
Lester 303 City in Lyon County, Iowa, United States
Alvord 210 Human settlement in Lyon County, Iowa, United States of America

Weather

Lyon County forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 21. more

Lyon County has 4 neighbours.

  • Rock Rapids

Demographics

The population of Lyon County increased by 1.49% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2000 11,763 - estimation process
2010 11,581 -1.57% census
2011 11,692 0.95% estimation process
2012 11,757 0.55% estimation process
2013 11,695 -0.53% estimation process
2014 11,703 0.07% estimation process
2015 11,747 0.37% estimation process
2016 11,780 0.28% estimation process
2017 11,785 0.04% estimation process
2018 11,815 0.25% estimation process
2019 11,755 -0.51% estimation process
2020 11,756 0.01% estimation process

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Local Places in Lyon County

Other places with the same name (5)

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