Decatur County, IA
The friendly people, beautiful parks and quiet neighborhoods
will make you feel right at home. Old fashioned charm and
courtesy with the luxury of modern comfort and convenience
add to the ambiance of the area. We are located in the heart
of south central Iowa. Interstate 35 and Hwy. 2 bisect our
county while the Grand River meanders gracefully through our
countryside. There are three active school districts, which
offer a wide range of classes and extra-curricular
activities. Graceland University, a private 4-year liberal
arts school also located in the county.
Many visitors enjoy the fine selection of antiques,
collectibles and quilts found throughout the county. In the
countryside lie several county and state parks that make a
perfect getaway for nature buffs. Also, there are several
beautiful game preserves and well stocked lakes that are
sure to please those who like to hunt and fish. Pack a
picnic and go hiking and make camp under the stars. Many
beautiful locations to choose from with both primitive and
modern camping facilities, sandy beaches and nature trails.
Take a drive and feast your eyes on the graceful
architectures of our ancestors as several meticulously
restored homes dot the landscape. Click on one of the links
below for more information.