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Iowa Base and Elevation Maps

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Iowa map This Iowa base map highlights the location of the state capitol, Des Moines, and major cities throughout the state. Portions of Iowa's border states, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, and South Dakota are included to show the relationship between Iowa and its neighbors. A small inset shows Iowa among the other 47 Continental United States.
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Iowa map This elevation map of Iowa illustrates the number of feet or meters the state rises above sea level.

The lowest point in the state is in Lee County along the Mississippi River, at 480 feet above sea level.

The elevations in Iowa rise in the west reaching a high point of 1,670 feet above sea level on the Sterler Farm in Osceola County, in the northwestern corner of the state, near the Minnesota border. It's about 37 miles northwest of Spencer. The high point in Iowa was named Hawkeye Point in 1998.

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State elevations: State elevations listed by mean elevation, state high point and state low point.

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