Peosta is a city located in Dubuque County, Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 651. The town is named in memory of the Mesquakie Chief Peosta - a close personal firend of Julien Dubuque.
One of two main campuses for the Northeast Iowa Community College is located in Peosta. In recent years considerable expansion has taken place in Peosta. Several companies have their headquarters in Peosta. A hotel and a resturant have opened within the city limits. And a number of people have built homes within the town.
Web Sites and Links
New Melleray AbbeyTrappist monastery founded in 1849. Includes news, announcements, its history, photo archives, and information about the community, the guesthouse, vocations and the Trappist spirituality of death.