Rochester, Iowa

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Rochester, Iowa
Census-designated place
Rochester is located in Iowa
Location within the state of Iowa
Coordinates: 41°40′24″N 91°09′29″W / 41.67333°N 91.15806°W / 41.67333; -91.15806Coordinates: 41°40′24″N 91°09′29″W / 41.67333°N 91.15806°W / 41.67333; -91.15806
Country United States
State Iowa
County Cedar
 • Total 0.98 sq mi (2.53 km2)
 • Land 0.95 sq mi (2.46 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.06 km2)
Elevation 665 ft (203 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 133
 • Density 140/sq mi (54.0/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 52772
FIPS code 19-67890
GNIS feature ID 0460704

Rochester is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Rochester Township, Cedar County, Iowa, United States. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 133.[1]


Rochester is located in eastern Iowa in south-central Cedar County, along the north bank of the Cedar River. County Road F44 crosses the river just south of the community, and Interstate 80 at Exit 265 is 2 miles (3 km) to the south.


Rochester was named after Rochester, New York, known for its flour mills, due to its location on the Cedar River.[2]


  1. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Rochester CDP, Iowa". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 15, 2013. 
  2. ^ The History of Cedar County, Iowa: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, etc. Western Historical Company. 1878. p. 526.