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Marble Rock, Iowa

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Dec 16, 2021

Marble Rock is a city in Floyd County, Iowa, United States, along the Shell Rock River. The population was 271 at the time of the 2020 census.[2] Marble Rock has a city park, historical museums, a powerhouse on the river, and a veterans’ memorial. The Marble Rock Historical Society has a website with information about the museums.

City in Iowa, United States
Marble Rock, Iowa
Motto(s): 

Bike to Marble Rock for a ‘Marbleous’ Time!

Location of Marble Rock, Iowa
Coordinates:

42°57′53″N92°52′4″W

Country  United States
State  Iowa
County Floyd
Area

[1]
  Total 0.87 sq mi (2.25 km2)
  Land 0.83 sq mi (2.15 km2)
  Water 0.04 sq mi (0.10 km2)
Elevation

1,001 ft (305 m)
Population

 (2020)[2]
  Total 271
  Density 311.9/sq mi (120.44/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
50653
Area code(s) 641
FIPS code 19-49305
GNIS feature ID 0458797

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Marble Rock is located at 42°57′53″N92°52′4″W (42.964695, -92.867786).[3] Its name derives from the presence of white limestone in the area. The Shell Rock River runs through the west side of town and is available for fishermen and small watercraft. There is a portage around the dam, on the west side of the river, for canoes.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.87 square miles (2.25 km2), of which 0.83 square miles (2.15 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) is water.[4]

Historical populations
Year Pop. ±%
1880 409     
1890 433 +5.9%
1900 573 +32.3%
1910 480 −16.2%
1920 483 +0.6%
1930 441 −8.7%
1940 660 +49.7%
1950 470 −28.8%
1960 442 −6.0%
1970 461 +4.3%
1980 419 −9.1%
1990 361 −13.8%
2000 326 −9.7%
2010 307 −5.8%
2020 271 −11.7%
Source:

“U.S. Census website”. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2020-03-29. and Iowa Data Center
Source:

U.S. Decennial Census[5][2]

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