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The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Collins is approximately 499 (2000), 495 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 207 (1990), 196 (2010).
The amount of land area in Collins is 0.996 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Collins is 0.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Collins to Washington DC is 917 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Collins is positioned 41.90 degrees north of the equator and 93.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Collins median income is $ 37,917 (2000).
The Collins median home price is $ 56,300 (2000).
Collins average annual precipitation is 33.9 inches peryear.
Collins average annual snowfall is 33.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 17.4 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 47.9 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.8 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 50.9 degrees F.


in central Iowa, about 23 miles from Ames. Other nearby communities include Maxwell, Colo, Rhodes, Mingo, Baxter, State Center, Nevada and Melbourne..
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History & History Related Items

The town of Collins was established in 1886
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There are three Parks and two churches. There are also several businesses including The Exchange State Bank and the US Post Office
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Collins City Government

Collins City Hall
212 Main Street
Collins, IA 50055
Phone: 515-385-2205

Collins Schools

Children of Collins attend grade school (K-5) in Collins. For Middle School and High School, students attended in Maxwell, about five miles west. Collins


The population of Collins was:
1990 - 455
2000 - 499
2002 - 496 (estimate)

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