Free Howard County, Iowa Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Howard County, IA topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Howard County including Cresco, Riceville, and Elma.

County Borders


Howard County, Iowa covers an area of approximately 474 square miles with a geographic center of 43.35627575°(N), -92.35729917°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of Howard County, Iowa, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of Howard County, Iowa, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 43.50273514°(N)
South: 43.21289063°(N)
East: -92.08026886°(W)
West: -92.55454254°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Howard County is 192 meters (630 feet). This ranks Howard County 39th in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 99 counties in Iowa.

Howard County's highest elevation is 423 meters (1,388 feet) which ranks it 27th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 99 counties in Iowa.

US Topo Maps covering Howard County, IA

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Howard County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

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Colwell PDF Order Print
Cresco NE PDF Order Print
Cresco NW PDF Order Print
Cresco SE PDF Order Print
Cresco SW PDF Order Print
Elma PDF Order Print
Greenleafton PDF Order Print
Harmony PDF Order Print
Jerico PDF Order Print
Le Roy PDF Order Print
Lime Springs PDF Order Print
Lime Springs NW PDF Order Print
Lourdes PDF Order Print
McIntire PDF Order Print
Ostrander PDF Order Print
Protivin PDF Order Print
Riceville PDF Order Print
Saratoga PDF Order Print
Saude PDF Order Print

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