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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Altoona is approximately 14541 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,582 (1990), 5459 (2010).
The amount of land area in Altoona is 11.406 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Altoona to Washington DC is 923 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 9 miles. (as the crow flies)
Altoona is positioned 41.65 degrees north of the equator and 93.47 degrees west of the prime meridian.


I-80 at Hwy. 65
Altoona, Iowa
Phones: 515-266-2121 or 800-532-1286
Open daily May 25-Aug. 25; weekends May and Sep. Open at 10 a.m. each day of operation; closing times vary.
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino
1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Exit 142 on I-80
Altoona, Iowa
Phone: 515-967-1000 or 800-325-9015
Open: Casino: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, year-round. Live horse racing: Mon., Thu., Fri., Sat., May-Aug. Simulcasting: year-round.
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