St. Donatus, Iowa

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St. Donatus, Iowa
Downtown Saint Donatus, Iowa
Downtown Saint Donatus, Iowa
Location of St. Donatus, Iowa
Location of St. Donatus, Iowa
Coordinates: 42°21′38″N 90°32′20″W / 42.36056°N 90.53889°W / 42.36056; -90.53889Coordinates: 42°21′38″N 90°32′20″W / 42.36056°N 90.53889°W / 42.36056; -90.53889
Country United States
State Iowa
CountyJackson
Area
 • Total0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Land0.4 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
669 ft (204 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total140
 • Density383.6/sq mi (148.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code19-69960
GNIS feature ID0460972

St. Donatus is a city of Iowa in the United States.

Name[change | change source]

The city of St. Donatus is named after Saint Donatus of Muenstereifel. It used to be called Tetes de Morts, which is the name of a creek that flows through the town.

Location[change | change source]

The geographic coordinates of St. Donatus are 42°21′38″N 90°32′20″W / 42.36056°N 90.53889°W / 42.36056; -90.53889 (42.360590, -90.538790)[1].

St. Donatus is in Jackson County, Iowa.

Statistics[change | change source]

The United States Census Bureau says that the city's land takes up 0.4 square miles (1.0 km2).

In the year 2000, the census showed that there were 153 people living in St. Donatus. These people lived in 53 households and were from 41 families. The average household earned $39,750 each year.

References[change | change source]

  1. "US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2005-05-03. Retrieved 2008-01-31.