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The location of Palo

Welcome to Palo ...

The city of Palo is located in Linn County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Palo has a population of 1,084 people<2> (see below for details).

Palo is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Palo is within the (319) area code.

The ZIP code for Palo: 52324<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Palo had a population of 1,026 people. This makes Palo the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Palo represents 0.03% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 276th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,026 people, the population of Palo increased 67.1% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 614 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Palo had an population of 1,084 people. This is an increase of 5.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 76.55% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Palo ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Cedar Rapids   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the Southeast (SE) of Palo

Marion   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Palo

Hiawatha   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the East (E) of Palo

Vinton   [Map]

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

Located in Benton County

Robins   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km] to the East (E) of Palo

Fairfax   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the South (S) of Palo

Center Point   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the North (N) of Palo

Ely   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Palo

Atkins   [Map]

Lies 5 miles [8 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Palo

Located in Benton County

Urbana   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the North (N) of Palo

Located in Benton County

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

Communities Also Named Palo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Palo - they are located in Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska and Saskatchewan.

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

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 Palo. 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 Palo. 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 Palo.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palo ...

Looking for more information about Palo? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Palo, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palo.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Linn 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 Palo.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Palo - 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 Palo). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Palo 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Palo) 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 Palo. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Palo

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Palo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0627, Longitude: -91.7982     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Palo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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