Palo is a city in Linn County, Iowa, United States. The population was 614 at the 2000 census; a special census in 2006 counted 899 residents. It is part of the Cedar Rapids Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Palo is located near the Duane Arnold Energy Center, the only nuclear power plant in Iowa, and the Pleasant Creek State Recreation Park.
Palo is located at 42°3′44″N 91°47′35″W / 42.06222°N 91.79306°W / 42.06222; -91.79306 (42.062201, -91.793126).