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The location of Oto

Welcome to Oto ...

The city of Oto is located in Woodbury County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Oto has a population of 104 people<2> (see below for details).

Oto is 1,140 feet [347 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Oto is located in the (712) area code.

The ZIP code for Oto: 51044<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Oto had a population of 108 people. This makes Oto the county's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 108 people, the population of Oto decreased 25.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 145 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Oto had an population of 104 people. This is a decrease of 3.7% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 28.28% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Oto.

Communities near Oto ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Moville   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the Northwest (NW) of Oto

Mapleton   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oto

Located in Monona County

Sloan   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the West (W) of Oto

Correctionville   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the North (N) of Oto

Whiting   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Oto

Located in Monona County

Battle Creek   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Oto

Located in Ida County

Anthon   [Map]

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

Pierson   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Oto

Ute   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Oto

Located in Monona County

Danbury   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Oto

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

Communities Also Named Oto ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Oto - they are located in Missouri and Washington.

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

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 Oto. 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 Oto. 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 Oto.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Oto ...

Looking for more information about Oto? 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 Oto? 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 Oto, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Oto.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Iowa

About Woodbury County

About Iowa

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Woodbury County:

The official website for State of Iowa:

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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Oto.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Oto - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Oto). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Oto or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Oto) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Oto. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2820, Longitude: -95.8945     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Oto have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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