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Ottumwa, Iowa

city in Iowa

Ottumwa is a city of Iowa in the United States. It is the county seat of Wapello County. The city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River.

Ottumwa, Iowa
Nickname(s): 
River of Opportunity
Location of Ottumwa in the state of Iowa.
Location of Ottumwa in the state of Iowa.
Coordinates: 41°0′47″N 92°24′53″W / 41.01306°N 92.41472°W / 41.01306; -92.41472Coordinates: 41°0′47″N 92°24′53″W / 41.01306°N 92.41472°W / 41.01306; -92.41472
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyWapello
Government
 • MayorDale Uehling
Area
 • Total16.5 sq mi (42.7 km2)
 • Land15.8 sq mi (40.9 km2)
 • Water0.7 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Elevation
673 ft (205 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total25,036
 • Rank21st in Iowa
 • Density1,516/sq mi (585.4/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
52501
Area code(s)641
FIPS code19-60465
GNIS feature ID0459952
Websitehttp://www.cityofottumwa.org/