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Montpelier, Iowa
Montpelier, Iowa is located in Iowa
Montpelier, Iowa
Montpelier, Iowa
Location in Iowa
Country United States
State Iowa
County Scott, Muscatine
 • Total 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Land 0.49 sq mi (1.27 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)
568 ft (173 m)
 • Total 186
 • Density 379.59/sq mi (146.54/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 563
FIPS code 19-53715
GNIS feature ID 459197

Montpelier is an unincorporated community in eastern Muscatine County, Iowa, United States. Located along Iowa Highway 22, it lies on the Mississippi River above the city of Muscatine, the county seat of Muscatine County. Its elevation is 568 feet (173 m). The community is part of the Muscatine Micropolitan Statistical Area.


The first settlers were of Muscatine County were natives of Vermont, and they chose the name after the capital of that state, Montpelier.

Montpelier's post office was first established under the name of Iowa on April 19, 1836, changed to Montpelier on April 1, 1839, and discontinued on February 11, 1846. Although it was reestablished on February 28, 1882, it was finally discontinued on February 18, 1986, when it was attached to the Blue Grass post office. Although its post office is gone, Montpelier retains its own ZIP Code, 52759.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 186
U.S. Decennial Census


Muscatine Community School District operates public schools serving the community. Muscatine High School is the district's high school.

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