Cities in Cherokee County, Iowa by Population (2024)

There are 15 cities in Cherokee 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)
Cherokee1Iowa5,1575,195-0.19%7556.83
Alta2Iowa1,9952,086-1.14%1,8511.08
Holstein3Iowa1,4651,504-0.68%9291.58
Marcus4Iowa1,0551,074-0.47%6901.53
Aurelia5Iowa9709680%9571.01
Paullina6Iowa965976-0.31%1,0330.93
Sutherland7Iowa623630-0.32%7330.85
Galva8Iowa411434-1.44%5450.75
Pierson9Iowa328339-0.91%6910.47
Peterson10Iowa3193190%6150.52
Quimby11Iowa245247-0.41%6020.41
Cleghorn12Iowa235239-0.42%1,0310.23
Washta13Iowa204208-0.49%2021.01
Meriden14Iowa161163-0.62%1,4250.11
Larrabee15Iowa1231230%9460.13

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 Cherokee County, Iowa?

Cherokee is the largest city in Cherokee County.

What is the smallest city in Cherokee County, Iowa?

Larrabee is the smallest city in Cherokee County.

How many cities are in Cherokee County?

There are 15 cities in Cherokee County, Iowa.

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