Welcome to Fayette County!

Welcome to Fayette County!

Fayette County ranks 13th in the midwest as a "Best Place to Live". Fayette County covers 720 square miles of prairie, farmland and scenic bluffs. This is a great place to build any business. We're convenient to transportation and wireless communication and there's a choice of five industrial parks - some 175 acres groomed for business growth. You and your employees will enjoy a great standard of living in Fayette County. Our school systems are great which is indicated by the fact that 83 percent of our graduates are college bound. Our beautiful parks and array of outdoor recreational activities is endless. Come see how fantastic Fayette County is!

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Elgin Named a Top River Town

Posted: Mon, May 1, 2017
Elgin was named a Top Three finalist for 2017 River Town of the Year by the nonprofit group Iowa River Revival. Elgin is a member of the Turkey River Recreation Cooridor, which was the first river region to be designated an Iowa Great Place; the River Bluffs Scenic Byway; and the Turkey River Water Trail. There are numerous land trails around Elgin, plus the expansion of the Elgin-to-Gilbertson Park Trail project. Also, Elgin is a member of the Turkey River Watershed Management Authority, which is focused on flood prevention and water quality.
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Real Estate Auction

Posted: Fri, May 5, 2017
36,000 +/- sf light manufacturing/assembly facility in West Union will be autioned at 4pm Wend May 24th.  For more information visit www.williamsauction.com/IA or 800-801-8003
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FCLHTF now taking applications for housing rehab projects

Posted: Fri, December 16, 2016
Homeowners of both owner-occupied and rental properties may be eligible for assistance with rehab projects. The Fayette County Local Housing Trust Fund (FCLHTF) is accepting applications for housing rehab/improvement projects. For more information on the FCLHTF or to see if there is still funding in your area, please contact Upper Explorerland RPC at 563-864-7551 ext 111 for Mary Huinker.
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