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The location of Holy Cross













Welcome to Holy Cross ...

The city of Holy Cross is located in Dubuque County.

The location of Holy Cross has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Holy Cross has a population of 366 people<2> (see below for details).

Holy Cross is 1,200 feet [366 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Holy Cross lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Holy Cross is within the boundaries of the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Holy Cross: 52053<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Holy Cross had a population of 374 people. This makes Holy Cross the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Holy Cross represents 0.01% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 528th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 374 people, the population of Holy Cross increased 10.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 339 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Holy Cross had an population of 366 people. This is a decrease of 2.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.96% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Holy Cross.

Communities Also Named Holy Cross ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Iowa communities named Holy Cross: This one is located in Dubuque County and the other is located in Delaware County.

Beyond Iowa, there are 5 communities that are also named Holy Cross - they are located in Alaska, Kansas, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Holy Cross.

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Holy Cross. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Holy Cross. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Holy Cross.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Holy Cross:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Holy Cross ...

Looking for more information about Holy Cross? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Holy Cross? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Holy Cross, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Holy Cross.

Communities near Holy Cross ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Dubuque   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the East (E) of Holy Cross

Asbury   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Holy Cross

Dyersville   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Holy Cross

Epworth   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Holy Cross

Guttenberg   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Holy Cross

Located in Clayton County

Peosta   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Holy Cross

Farley   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the South (S) of Holy Cross

Cassville   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the North (N) of Holy Cross

Located in Grant County (WI)

Town of Potosi   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Holy Cross

Located in Grant County (WI)

Town of South Lancaster   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Holy Cross

Located in Grant County (WI)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Holy Cross.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Dubuque County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Holy Cross. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Dubuque County: www.dubuquecounty.org/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Holy Cross.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Holy Cross - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Holy Cross). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Holy Cross or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Holy Cross) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Holy Cross. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Holy Cross

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Holy Cross. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.6006, Longitude: -90.9959     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Holy Cross have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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