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?

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

Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
6:00 pm
Enjoy an evening of great conversation, and fantastic food! The award winning fundraiser, Sensational Chefs features local chefs who prepare a 5 course meal with wine for 25 guests. Chefs create their own menu based off their favorite cuisine to prepare. Star chefs Fred Knoch and Kumar Wickramasingha will be returning for a Winter's Tale. A menu will be announced Continue Reading
Elliott Test Kitchen
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