Cities in Adams County, Iowa by Population (2024)

There are 12 cities in Adams County, Iowa.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Creston1Iowa7,3447,534-0.65%1,4155.19
Corning2Iowa1,4651,568-1.74%8991.63
Lenox3Iowa1,3821,3410.73%7221.91
Villisca4Iowa1,1071,129-0.54%6201.78
Massena5Iowa354356-0.28%5170.69
Cumberland6Iowa2502480%4030.62
Prescott7Iowa180190-1.64%4160.43
Bridgewater8Iowa144148-0.69%5000.29
Cromwell9Iowa102105-0.97%3410.30
Grant10Iowa8386-1.19%1130.73
Nodaway11Iowa7177-2.74%1060.67
Carbon12Iowa2932-3.33%390.75

Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Adams County, Iowa?

Creston is the largest city in Adams County.

What is the smallest city in Adams County, Iowa?

Carbon is the smallest city in Adams County.

How many cities are in Adams County?

There are 12 cities in Adams County, Iowa.

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