About This Place
Dayton is a city in Webster County, Iowa, United States. The population was 884 at the 2000 census.
Dayton is located at 42°15′46″N 94°4′9″W / 42.26278°N 94.06917°W / 42.26278; -94.06917 (42.262672, -94.069136).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.8 square miles (2.1 km²), all of it land.