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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Conrad is approximately 964 (1990), 1108 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 438 (1990), 464 (2010).
The amount of land area in Conrad is 3.135 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Conrad to Washington DC is 900 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Conrad is positioned 42.22 degrees north of the equator and 92.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Conrad Heritage Hall
204 E. Center
Conrad, Iowa
Phone: 515-366-2055
Open: 1-4 Tue. and Thu., 9-noon Sat.; year-round.
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Conrad Historical Events

1897, July 28
H.E. Frederick officially appointed Postmaster of Conrad. He was recommended for this post in a letter dated 21 July 1897 from the House of Representatives and signed by R.G. Cousins. The appointment letter was signed by the fourth assistant Postmaster General in Washington, D.C.

Conrad Community News

2004 March 4
I recently came across some historical documents/letters for Conrad,Iowa. One is a letter from the House of Representatives dated July 21,1897 to H.E Frederick Esq recommending to be appointed postmaster of Conrad and signed by R.G.Cousins. The second letter is from the Post Office Department/office of the fourth assistant P.M General, appointment division, Washington D.C, July 28,1897, officially appointing H.E.Frederick as Postmaster of Conrad. Signed by the Fourth assistant Postmaster General in Washington, D.C. Several old pictures of ppl & places in Conrad, Newspapers: Conrad Journal 1897 & Conrad Record 1901.If anyone is interested in these, please email me

Conrad Libraries

Conrad Public Library
102 E. Grundy Ave.
Conrad, Iowa
Phone: 515-366-2583
hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs.: 2-8 p.m.; Wed.: 9 a.m.-8 p.m.; Fri.: 2-6 p.m.; Sat. 9-noon
librarian: Susan Blythe (4/2000)
Large Genealogical Collection with emphasis on Iowa and, specifically, Grundy county, IA.
Microfilm: Iowa and some other states Federal Census, Grundy Co. newspapers, Grundy Co. births, marriages, deaths, naturalization. Also all volumes of Germans to America, many local family histories, Iowa town histories, Atlases for Grundy & surrounding counties, Cemetery survey of all Grundy Co. cemeteries. Much more.
Computers, Internet access, Micofilm reader/printer, Copier, Interlibray loan, Open access.

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