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Welcome to Saint Olaf ...

The city of Saint Olaf is located in Clayton County<1>.

The location of Saint Olaf has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Saint Olaf: St. Olaf

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Olaf has a population of 100 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Saint Olaf.

Saint Olaf is 850 feet [259 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Saint Olaf lies within the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Saint Olaf: 52072<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Olaf had an population of 100 people. This is a decrease of 7.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 26.47% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Olaf had a population of 108 people. This makes Saint Olaf the county's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 108 people, the population of Saint Olaf decreased 20.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 136 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Olaf.

Communities near Saint Olaf ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Saint Olaf.

  • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County]
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    • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Saint Olaf
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,531 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Chien
  • Postville [Allamakee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Postville
    • Postville [Allamakee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Saint Olaf
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,033 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Postville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Postville<7>
  • Guttenberg [Clayton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Guttenberg
    • Guttenberg [Clayton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Saint Olaf
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Guttenberg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Guttenberg<7>
  • Monona [Clayton County]
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    • Monona [Clayton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the north of Saint Olaf
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,462 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monona
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monona<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkader [Clayton County]
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      • Elkader [Clayton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the south of Saint Olaf
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,201 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkader have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkader
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkader<7>
    • Strawberry Point [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strawberry Point
      • Strawberry Point [Clayton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Saint Olaf
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,193 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Strawberry Point have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strawberry Point
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strawberry Point<7>
    • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Prairie du Chien
      • Prairie du Chien [Crawford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Saint Olaf
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,010 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Prairie du Chien have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Prairie du Chien
    • Bridgeport [Crawford County]
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      • Bridgeport [Crawford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Saint Olaf
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 993 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bridgeport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bridgeport
    • Edgewood [Clayton County]
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      • Edgewood [Clayton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Saint Olaf
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 854 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edgewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edgewood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Edgewood<7>
    • McGregor [Clayton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McGregor
      • McGregor [Clayton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Saint Olaf
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 826 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McGregor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McGregor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McGregor<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

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

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Saint Olaf. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Olaf.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Saint Olaf. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Saint Olaf.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Saint Olaf. See our Newspapers Page for Saint Olaf.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Olaf ...

Looking for more information about Saint Olaf? 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 Saint Olaf, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Olaf.

Adding Saint Olaf to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Saint Olaf in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Saint Olaf was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Saint Olaf on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clayton County: www.claytoncountyiowa.net/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Clayton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Saint Olaf.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Olaf - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Saint Olaf). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Olaf or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Saint Olaf) 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 Saint Olaf. 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 Saint OlafOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Olaf. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.9268, Longitude: -91.3879       In this case, the coordinates for Saint Olaf have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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