About This Place
Cantril is a city in Van Buren County, Iowa, United States. The population was 257 at the 2000 census.
Cantril is located at 40°38′37″N 92°4′2″W / 40.64361°N 92.06722°W / 40.64361; -92.06722 (40.643546, -92.067248).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²), all of it land.