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

Aug 21 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
The Depot
Aug 26 @ 4:00 pm – 12:00 am
4:00 pm
Main Street's premier summer event welcomes all ages to a street party held in downtown Fort Madison on August 26, 2017. You do not want to miss a classic car cruise-in beginning at 4 pm and The Voice competition at 5 pm. Bring your family down for top notch entertainment and regional country star Jake Dodds! Food and beer are Continue Reading
Downtown Fort Madison
Aug 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
The Depot
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Boost your health and support local agriculture by purchasing fresh fruit and vegetables each Monday beginning May 1st until September 25th starting at 4:00 p.m.. Located at 814 10th Street (The Depot parking lot) in downtown Fort Madison, you can also pick up delicious homemade pastries and pies. This event will take place rain or shine.
The Depot