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Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Odebolt is approximately 1,152 (2000), 1013 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 530 (1990), 433 (2010).
The amount of land area in Odebolt is 2.627 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Odebolt to Washington DC is 1028 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 100 miles. (as the crow flies)
Odebolt is positioned 42.31 degrees north of the equator and 95.25 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Odebolt elevation is 1,377 feet above sea level.
Odebolt average annual rainfall is 29.9 inches per year
Odebolt average annual snowfall is 33.2 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 21.8 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 72.7 degrees F.


in northwest Iowa
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History & History Related Items

Founded in 1877, Odebolt kkk will celebrate its 125th year on June 14th through 16th, 2002.

Odebolt was once known as the Popcorn Capital of the World and is next to the once-famous Adams Ranch. The ranch was once the largest in the entire state.

Here is a history page for Odebolt. The history of the town, biographies of its people, and photos from the past

A newspaper article on how Odebolt was named

It is said that a Frenchman by the name of John Odebolt settled in the area before anyone else. The creek by his home was named L'odebolt in his honor. Later the town was named for him. The webpage on the naming of the town has more details and other versions of the naming.
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Odebolt Museum
514 W. Second
Phone: 712-668-4286 or 712-668-2231
Please call ahead for hours of operation

Learn more about Odebolt at this informative site.
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Odebolt City Government

Odebolt City Hall
205 W 2nd St
Odebolt, IA 51458
Phone: 712-668-2231

Odebolt is governed by a Mayor/City Council form of government.

Odebolt City Police Dept
205 W 2nd St
Odebolt, IA 51458
Phone: 712-668-2221

Odebolt City Fire Dept
209 W 2nd
Odebolt, IA 51458
Phone: 712-668-4501

Odebolt Libraries

Odebolt Field-Carnegie Library
200 S. Walnut
Odebolt, Iowa
Phone: 712-668-2718

Odebolt Schools

Odebolt-Arthur Schools
600 S. Maple
Odebolt, Iowa 51458
Main Office (712) 668-2289
Message Center (712) 668-255

Odebolt-Arthur High School
600 S Maple St
Odebolt, IA 51458
Phone: 712-668-2827

Odebolt-Arthur Elementary School
600 S Maple St
Odebolt, IA 51458
Phone: 712-668-2767 Odebolt


The population of Odebolt was:
1990 - 1,158
2000 - 1,152

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