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.

Start a Business Here

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

Play Here

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

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Featured Events

Nov 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
10:00 am
Main Street welcomes all ages to come downtown and shop local on Small Business Saturday! Enjoy a day of holiday cheer while shopping and recieving special discounts. You can also enjoy a warm drink, special treats, and visit with Santa Claus before embarking on a horse drawn carriage ride. Visit the Northern Express in Riverview Park, for a great family Continue Reading
Downtown Fort Madison
Dec 10 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
12:00 pm
Baxter Sports Complex