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Fontanelle is a city in Adair County.
The community was named for Omaha chief, who was the son of an Indian woman and a French fur trader
The latitude of Fontanelle is 41.289N. The longitude is -94.561W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,345 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 683.
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38% of Fontanelle residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fontanelle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fontanelle was $16,352, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Fontanelle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Fontanelle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $177. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $517.
Libraries in Fontanelle include Fontanelle Public Library ... View libraries
Adair County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fontanelle political report.
The average commute time for Fontanelle workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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