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

Jul 24 @ 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
Jul 31 @ 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 3 – Aug 6 all-day
12:00 am
2017 RiverFest 3 - Day Entertainment Pass for all Concerts. Including but not limited to: Buddy Jewell, Shawn Moss, The Ozone Ramblers, The Natu Band, Bluzillion, Trystan Grisham, and More. Once again Connor Family Amusements will be bringing the fun and excitement to Fort Madison, Iowa. With 3 new rides this season, it's sure to be a great time. Hungry? Continue Reading
Riverview Park
Aug 7 @ 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