Location in Iowa
|Foundation :||1881 (incorporated)|
|State :||United States|
|County :||Webster County|
|Time zone :||Central ( UTC − 6 / −5 )|
|Residents :||1,037 (as of 2010)|
|Population density :||275.8 inhabitants per km 2|
|Area :||3.76 km 2 (approx. 1 mi 2 )|
|Height :||348 m|
|Postal code :||50543|
|Area code :||+1 515|
|GNIS ID :||456991|
|Mayor :||Dave Stokesbary|
Gowrie is located in the northwest center of Iowa. The Minnesota border runs about 140 km north; the intersection of the states of Iowa, South Dakota and Nebraska on the Missouri is about 200 km west of Gowrie.
The geographical coordinates of Gowrie are 42 ° 16'50 "north latitude and 94 ° 17'27" west longitude. The city extends over an area of 3.76 km² and is the largest town within the Gowrie Township . A small part of the urban area is in the neighboring Lost Grove Township .
Neighboring towns to Gowrie are Callender (10.2 km north), Moorland (19.7 km in the same direction), Harcourt (11.5 km east), Dayton (20.4 km in the same direction), Paton (15, 9 km south-southeast), Farnhamville (10.1 km west), Lohrville (23 km in the same direction) and Somers (22.5 km north-west).
The closest major cities are the Twin Cities ( Minneapolis and St. Paul ) in Minnesota (374 km northeast), Rochester , Minnesota (320 km northeast), Waterloo (186 km east), Cedar Rapids (150 miles east-southeast), Iowa's capital city, Des Moines (137 km southeast), Kansas City , Missouri (411 km south), Nebraska's largest city, Omaha (247 km southwest), Nebraska's capital Lincoln (325 km in the same direction), Sioux City (195 km west) and South Dakota's largest City of Sioux Falls (327 km northwest).
In Gowrie two railroad lines for the freight traffic of the Union Pacific Railroad (UP) cross.
With the Fort Dodge Regional Airport is located 48 km north north-east a regional airport on the connections to St. Louis and Chicago are made. The nearest major airport is Des Moines International Airport, 135 km south-southeast .
According to the 2010 census , Gowrie had 1,037 people in 442 households. The population density was 275.8 inhabitants per square kilometer. Statistically, 2.28 people lived in each of the 442 households.
The racial the population was composed of 97.7 percent white, 1.0 percent African American, 0.1 percent (one person) Native American and 0.2 percent Asian; 1.1 percent were descended from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race was 1.6 percent of the population.
25.4 percent of the population were under 18 years old, 50.2 percent were between 18 and 64 and 24.4 percent were 65 years or older. 53.4 percent of the population were female.
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- American Fact Finder. Retrieved January 28, 2015
- Distance according to Google Maps. Accessed on January 28, 2015
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- Iowa Data Center. Retrieved January 28, 2015