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Welcome to Eyota ...

The city of Eyota is located in Olmsted County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Eyota: EE-oh-tah<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Eyota has a population of 1,999 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Eyota is 1,250 feet [381 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Eyota is within the boundaries of the (507) area code.

The ZIP code for Eyota: 55934<6>

Websites for Eyota ...

Official Website: www.eyota.govoffice.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Eyota had an population of 1,999 people. This is an increase of 1.11% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 21.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Eyota had a population of 1,977 people. This makes Eyota the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Eyota represents 0.04% of the population of Minnesota (which has 5,303,925 people), making it the state's 260th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,977 people, the population of Eyota increased 20.26% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,644 people).

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

Communities near Eyota ...

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

  • Rochester (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
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    • Rochester lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Eyota and is located in Olmsted County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 119,862 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rochester<8>
  • Stewartville (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
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    • Stewartville lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southwest of Eyota and is located in Olmsted County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,095 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stewartville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stewartville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stewartville<8>
  • Saint Charles (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
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    • Saint Charles lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the east of Eyota and is located in Winona County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,768 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Charles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Charles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Charles<8>
  • Plainview (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
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    • Plainview lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Eyota and is located in Wabasha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,292 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Plainview
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plainview<8>
  • Chatfield (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
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    • Chatfield lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the south of Eyota and is located in Fillmore County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,826 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Chatfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chatfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chatfield<8>
  • Lewiston (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
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    • Lewiston lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Eyota and is located in Winona County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,543 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lewiston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lewiston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lewiston<8>
  • Oronoco (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oronoco
    • Oronoco lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northwest of Eyota and is located in Olmsted County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,532 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oronoco have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oronoco
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oronoco<8>
  • Elgin (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elgin
    • Elgin lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Eyota and is located in Wabasha County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,080 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elgin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elgin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elgin<8>
  • Dover (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dover
    • Dover lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the east of Eyota and is located in Olmsted County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 776 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dover<8>
  • Racine (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Racine
    • Racine lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Eyota and is located in Mower County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 611 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Racine<8>

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 Eyota. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Eyota.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Eyota. 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 Eyota.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Eyota ...

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

Adding Eyota to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Eyota 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 Eyota was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Eyota on a map titled Shell Oil Road Map for Minnesota (1956).

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

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The official website for Eyota: www.eyota.govoffice.com/

The official website for Olmsted County: www.olmstedcounty.com/

The official website for State of Minnesota: https://mn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Minnesota's counties, including Olmsted, 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Eyota. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Eyota.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Eyota - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 Eyota). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Eyota or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Eyota) 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 Eyota. 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 EyotaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Eyota. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 43.9877, Longitude: -92.2321       In this case, the coordinates for Eyota have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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