Welcome to Fort Madison

Fort Madison, Iowa (pop. 11,000) located along the Mighty Mississippi River in the southeast corner of Iowa. Fort Madison is situated between picturesque bluffs and one of the widest portions of the river. Our community is rich in history, culture and business opportunities abound. Home to innovative and sustainable industries; historic districts; and variety of transportation options including our Scenic Byways, historic rail lines, air, and river access…Fort Madison is Always Moving.

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Fort Madison is a beautiful Mississippi River community, with plenty to offer everyone.

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With a vibrant Main Street, what could be better than opening a business right here?

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A multitude of beautiful parks, sports fields and complexes, walking and biking trails and a beautiful riverfront.

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Featured Events

May 18 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
The Barley Hops event will be returning to Riverview Park in the parking lot of the pavilion. This outdoor venue gives patrons the opportunity to try seasonal flavors by local & regional brew masters as well as regional distributors. Along with the brew flavors, get ready to taste some of the best food from local food trucks paired perfectly for Continue Reading
Riverview Park