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

Feb 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
LUNCHEON TOPIC:   How to Make the Ask The Fort Madison Young Professionals welcome all 21-39 year olds who live or work in the greater Fort Madison area to join them for lunch, networking and a speaker.  How to Make the Ask will be presented by local speaker, Emily Benjamin.  Ms. Benjamin will walk you through how to communicate the hard Continue Reading
The Palms Restaurant
Mar 17 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Hosted by the Government Affairs Committee, all luncheons are open to the general public.  A limited lunch menu will be available for individual purchase. We cannot guarantee which elected officials will be present for each session. Please submit questions a least one week prior to the luncheon for consideration.  The GA Committee will review submitted questions to determine the subject(s) for discussion.  Questions related Continue Reading
The Palms Restaurant
Apr 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Hosted by the Government Affairs Committee, all luncheons are open to the general public.  A limited lunch menu will be available for individual purchase. We cannot guarantee which elected officials will be present for each session. Please submit questions a least one week prior to the luncheon for consideration.  The GA Committee will review submitted questions to determine the subject(s) for discussion.  Questions related Continue Reading
The Palms Restaurant
May 19 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
Fort Madison Barley Hops is scheduled for Friday, May 19, 2017. 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 Continue Reading
Riverview Park