About Ottumwa, Iowa

Ottumwa ( /??t?mw?/ ?-TUM-w?) is a city in and the county seat of Wapello County, Iowa, United States. The population was 24,998 at the 2000 census. It is located in the southeastern part of Iowa, and the city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River.

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Ottumwa Facts

  • Population Total: 25036
  • Square Miles: 15.8
  • Area Code: 641
  • Elevation: 673
  • Postal Codes: 52501
  • Timezone: North American Central
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