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.

Live Here

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

May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Public Speaking & Public Relations is the topic we will deal with this month.  Join the fun at Atlas Steak & Smokehouse ($10/per person) as guest speaker, Kim Fehseke will walk us through how to get over the jitters of public speaking.
Atlas Steak & Smokehouse
Jun 3 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
10:00 am
Spend a day in downtown Fort Madison visiting downtown businesses, antique dealers, and artisans. Bring your family for fun events for the children, and great outdoor entertainment.
Downtown Fort Madison
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
      Business Women Connect brings women of diverse occupations together to foster both personal and professional growth through leadership, education and networking support.  On June 8th we welcome guest speaker Artist Anita Lee as part of the 2017 Luncheon Series, “Presenting the Best You”.  Ms. Lee will speak on the topic of Discovering Your Creative Side. Ms. Lee Continue Reading
Palms Restaurant
12:00 pm
Named after a dearly missed long-time Chamber member and supporter, the Jack Morris Florida of Iowa Golf Tournament is one of our signature events. Always held the second Friday of June at Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course, the golf tournament is a chance to play golf, make new business connections, and have a whole lot of fun! Funds raised at the Continue Reading
Sheaffer Memorial Golf Course