Carroll County, IA Area Communities

Welcome to the Carroll County Communities page! Find all the important statistics about our county and its thirteen great communities by following the links below. Also, see the contact information for the county's local development groups by exploring the community pages.

Please click one of the communities below to learn more.


Arcadia, Iowa About Arcadia, Iowa Arcadia was laid out in 1871. It was named for the region of Arcadia, in Greece.[8] The date of incorporation of Arcadia was 1881. According of the census carried out in the year before, Arcadia had 450 inhabitants. The original name of the town was "Tip Top", chosen for its location on the Missouri-Mississippi Divide and it being Iowa's topographically most elevated town. In 1880, a large fire destroyed most of the business section of Arcadia. Only 2 buildings were spared by the fire. Most of the work for restoring the destroyed buildings was completed within a year after the event. Arcadia City Hall 205 W Front St Arcadia, Iowa 51430 ​Phone: (712) 689-2442 ​Email: ​​Website - Mayor - Kevin Leichti City Clerk - Julie Schroeder ​Major Employers FAC Farmers Cooperative Elevator Arcadia Meats Arcadia Limestone   ...Learn More »


Breda, Iowa About Breda, Iowa ​​Breda is a great example of a hard-working community sustained by an evolving entrepreneurial spirit. Because of that, the local economy is strong, and is well-positioned with ample opportunity for additional growth Breda City Hall 108 N 2nd St, PO Box 129 Breda, Iowa 51436 Phone ​- 712-673-2660 Email - Website - Mayor - Dan Snyder City Clerk - Nancy Janssen Major Employers Toynes, Inc. Snappy Popcorn MoveIt Breda Telephone Tiefenthaler Ag-Lime Housing Initiatives ​There are lots available in the Breda Third Addition as well as in the Tiefenthaler addition. Tiefenthaler Addition incentives include 5 year tax abatement.  Third Addition lots are available for $35000 with $30000 refunded when the home is occupied.  Or net $5000 per lot.  There are other single lots available as well. Find more at ...Learn More »


Carroll, Iowa About Carroll, Iowa The citizens of Carroll have a great deal of pride in their City. Carroll has a thriving business community along with beautiful residential areas. Our citizens enjoy wonderful amenities and have created a quality of life that is second to none. We enjoy clean and safe neighborhoods, wonderful schools, beautiful churches, excellent healthcare. We welcome anyone to move to or visit our great community. Carroll City Hall 112 E 5th St Carroll, Iowa 51401 Phone: 712-792-1000 Website (City) -  Website (Chamber) - ​Facebook (City) - Facebook (Chamber) - Mayor - Mark Beardmore City Manager - Michel Pogge-Weaver City Clerk - Laura Schaefer ...Learn More »

Coon Rapids

Coon Rapids, Iowa About Coon Rapids, Iowa In Coon Rapids, quality of life can be found in delightful places: in a neighbor's smile, along the miles of hiking and biking trails, and deep within the culture of inclusiveness that is uniquely Coon Rapids. Iowans are known for their welcoming spirit, their sense of instant community, and a willingness to help neighbors and strangers alike in times of need. This spirit is woven into the rich social fabric of the community of Coon Rapids.​ Coon Rapids City Hall 123 S. 3rd St. Coon Rapids, Iowa 50058 Phone - 712-999-7749 Email - Website - Facebook - Mayor - Jeff Anthofer City Clerk - Jesica Leighty Coon Rapids Development Group Contact Person - Jesica Leighty Email - ​Major Employers E.T Video Hartung Thomas Rest Haven CR-B Schools Housing Initiatives Residential Building Incentive...Learn More »


Dedham, Iowa About Dedham, Iowa The "perfect place to raise a family," Dedham is a small town that comes to life with its many activities and annual celebrations. A town where young and old enjoy each other's company and work together to keep the community thriving. Dedham extends an invitation to you to "make our town, your town. Dedham City Hall 210 Main St, PO Box 48 ​Dedham, Iowa 51440 Phone: (712) 683-5711 Email - Website - Mayor - Tom Seidl City Clerk - Heather Badding ...Learn More »


Glidden, Iowa About Glidden, Iowa ​Glidden, Iowa is a thriving community in west-central Iowa. Located on US Highway 30 just outside of Carroll, Iowa, Glidden is just eighty miles northwest of Des Moines, Iowa. The community of Glidden boasts a high quality of life for a small city with the Aquatic Center, three major parks, two banks, library, a trail system and butterfly garden and the Glidden-Ralston school district. Glidden is known as the home of Merle D. Hay, who was the first American soldier killed in World War I. ​Glidden offers its residents services that are expected in larger cities. Our mission is to enhance residents’ lives by providing quality services at a reasonable expense. Check out what Glidden has to offer! Glidden City Hall P.O. Box 349 Glidden, Iowa 51443 Phone - 712-659-3010 ​Email - ​Website -  Facebook -​ Mayor - Roger Hartwigsen City Clerk - Suzanne Danner​ ...Learn More »


Halbur, Iowa The town of Halbur, Iowa was named after Anton Halbur who donated the forty acres of land for the town in 1882. Anton Halbur purchased the land in 1880 for $1.00 an acre from a resident of Old Carrollton. Halbur is nestled in SW Carroll County off the banks of Brushy Creek and was established in part due to the southwestern railroad like of years past. Halbur is surrounded by the vast corn and bean fields of Western Iowas as well as the Halbur Ridge Wild Life Area. Halbur City Hall 238 W 2nd St, PO Box 32 Halbur, Iowa 51444 Phone: (712) 658-2033 Email: Website:​ Mayor - Bryan Wittrock City Clerk - Susie Hoffman Major Employers Halbur Enterprises Rotert Construction Landus Cooperative ...Learn More »


Lanesboro, Iowa Lanesboro had its start in the year 1901 by the building of the Mason City and Fort Dodge Railroad through that territory. It was named for Julius Lane, an early settler. Lanesboro City Hall PO Box 104 Lanesboro, Iowa 51451 Phone: 712-656-2212 Mayor - Shirley Thompson City Clerk - Jeanie Gosch Email: Housing Initiatives Tax Abatement Program Lots Available ...Learn More »


Lidderdale, Iowa About Lidderdale ​Lidderdale was a shipping point on the Chicago Great Western Railroad. The city was named for one Lord Lidderdale. Lidderdale City Hall 115 N. Main Street PO Box 126 Lidderdale, Iowa 51452 Phone: 712-210-1783 Email: Mayor - Max Wenck City Clerk - Chris Andersen Major Employers NEW COOP NEW Feeds Lidderdale Country Store Sommerfeld Outfitters / Snareshop ...Learn More »


Manning, Iowa About Manning, Iowa We are Manning, Iowa and we are a proud progressive community. From the cultivated rows of local agriculture to our brick-lined Main Street, we have a deep-rooted history of thinking ahead, stepping up to the plate, and getting things done…together. We invite you to be our guest…visit…come live...and you'll see why we say, “Manning, Iowa…It’s Refreshing. Manning City Hall 717 3rd Street Manning, Iowa 51455 ​Email: Phone: 712-655-2176 Mayor - Joe Mass City Clerk - Dawn Rohe ​Website ​- ​​​Major Employers Manning Regional Healthcare Center IKM-Manning CSD Aureon Ag Processing Inc. Puck Custom Enterprises Housing Initiatives Lots available for purchase from City of Manning for $15,000 The buyer gets $7500 rebate back if they start building within a year, finish in 2 and it becomes owner-occupied. More information available on ...Learn More »


Ralston, Iowa Ralston was incorporated in 1900. It was named for William Chapman Ralston, a California banker Ralston City Hall PO Box 46 Ralston, Iowa 51459 ​Phone: (712) 830-7794 Email: Mayor - Chad Stevens City Clerk - Melinda Hinners Major Employers Landus Cooperative REG ...Learn More »


Templeton, Iowa Located in southern Carroll County, Templeton residents are proud of the services available in the city. A range of utilities and municipal services are offered to residents. The city has affordable housing with a new West Ridge Addition subdivision and a good tax structure. A variety of recreational activities are available to the community. Residents can choose to send their children to one of three school systems. Templeton City Hall 403 S 4th St PO Box 106 Templeton, Iowa 51463 Mayor - Ken Behrens City Clerk - Rhonda Schwaller Phone: (712)669-3443 Email: Website: Templeton Area Development Corporation Contact Person: Nick Romey, President Email: Phone: 712-830-3357 Major Employers Templeton Savings Bank Templeton Rye Spirits Templeton Hardware Waspy's - Templeton Landus Duane's Repair Rye Supply, Inc. Housing Initiatives Find housing information at ...Learn More »


Willey, Iowa Willey City Hall 523 N Main St, PO Box 36 Willey, Iowa 51401 Email: Mayor - Kristen Nehring City Clerk - Jenni Walkup ...Learn More »