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?

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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

5:00 pm
"Get Your Paddy On" 20th Anniversary Celebration After Hours!!! Join fellow Chamber members and community leaders at this special 20th Anniversary Celebration of Griffin Muffler & Brake Center.  Wear your Irish Attire and head on over to Griffin's for some good 'ole Irish fun. Food Beverages Prizes Award for the best Irish Outfit!  
Griffin Muffler & Brake Center
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
Mar 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
6:00 pm
Join Young Professionals from the Fort Madison area on March 23rd for a March Madness social! Watch games, chat, and grab some food while getting to know others in our community. For those age 21-39, Young Professionals focuses on building relationships for those living in Lee County. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.
Baxter Sports Complex
Apr 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
12:00 pm
Join us as we welcome Warden Patti Wachtendorf as our lunchtime guest speaker. Business Women Connect brings women of diverse occupations together to provide opportunities for women to help themselves and others grow personally and professionally through leadership, education and networking support.  
The Palms Restaurant