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Clay County, Iowa


the Southern Gateway to the Iowa Great Lakes Area

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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Fostoria is approximately 205 (1990), 231 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 86 (1990), 87 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fostoria is 1.295 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fostoria to Washington DC is 1039 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 140 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fostoria is positioned 43.24 degrees north of the equator and 95.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in northwestern Iowa. Nearby communities include: Langdon, Spencer, Milford, Everly and Dickens.
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History & History Related Items

The Founding of Fostoria's Only Church happened "In circa, 1893, the Milwaukee Railroad was extended from Spencer to Spirit Lake, Iowa and a depot was built at Fostoria. The land on which the town of Fostoria was to be built was owned at the time by Isaac and Frank Foster. The current church building was finished in 1965.
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Fostoria is located just ten minutes from the shores of Lake Okoboji. It is a beautiful area with forest, lakes and much more.

Our sister city is Fostoria, Ohio

Because Fostoria is uniquely situated near one of Iowa premier Tourist Attractions, Arnold's Park and the Iowa Great Lakes area, and in the center of thousands of area of farm land, Fostoria is well-known to Antiquers seeking collectives of all kinds -- but most especially farm collectibles
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Fostoria City Government

City of Fostoria
Phone: 712-262-8930

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