Free Palo Alto County, Iowa Topo Maps & Elevations

Free printable Palo Alto County, IA topographic maps, GPS coordinates, photos, & more for popular landmarks in Palo Alto County including Emmetsburg, Graettinger, and West Bend.

County Borders


Palo Alto County, Iowa covers an area of approximately 572 square miles with a geographic center of 43.06450348°(N), -94.65496009°(W).

These are the far north, south, east, and west coordinates of Palo Alto County, Iowa, comprising a rectangle that encapsulates it. Please note that not all coordinates inside this rectangle will fall inside of Palo Alto County, Iowa, as it (most likely) doesn't fill up the entire rectangle.

North: 43.25613022°(N)
South: 42.90680313°(N)
East: -94.44343567°(W)
West: -94.91609192°(W)


According to data gathered by the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission. The lowest elevation in Palo Alto County is 337 meters (1,106 feet). This ranks Palo Alto County 93rd in terms of lowest elevations when compared to a total of 99 counties in Iowa.

Palo Alto County's highest elevation is 439 meters (1,440 feet) which ranks it 20th in terms of highest elevations when compared to a total of 99 counties in Iowa.

US Topo Maps covering Palo Alto County, IA

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Palo Alto County is covered by the following US Topo Map quadrants.

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Depew PDF Order Print
Emmetsburg PDF Order Print
Fenton PDF Order Print
Graettinger East PDF Order Print
Graettinger West PDF Order Print
Ingham Lake PDF Order Print
Mallard PDF Order Print
Plover PDF Order Print
Ringsted PDF Order Print
Rush Lake East PDF Order Print
Rush Lake West PDF Order Print
Ruthven PDF Order Print
Seneca PDF Order Print
Silver Lake PDF Order Print
Terril PDF Order Print
Wallingford PDF Order Print
West Bend PDF Order Print
Whittemore PDF Order Print

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