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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Organ Concert at Union Sunday School

Posted: Thu, June 22, 2017
The arrival of summer brings the 37th Annual Organ Recital Series to Clermont beginning this month with a "Musical Journey" program presented by Sally Boie of Hawkeye.  Boie will be joined  by Glen Boie, Bonnie Loomis and Ruth Schlatter as  they kick off the 2017 Organ Recital Series at 2:30 p.m.  Sunday, June 25, at Union Sunday School in Clermont.

Admission to the series is free, and the concerts are open to the public.
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Lima Church Celebrates 135 year

Posted: Thu, June 22, 2017
Lima Church in rural Fayette will celebrate its 135th year from  1 to 4 p.m. Sunday, July 2, on the church grounds.   In addition to the "Lima Leaf Day" quilt show the Church will also feature an antique tractor and classic car show.  An ice-cream social, complete with homemade pie, cookies and bars, will take place so bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the day at the Lima Church celebration.
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Classic Tractors of NE IA Tractor Ride

Posted: Tue, June 6, 2017

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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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