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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Connect Iowa - Fayette County Technology Action Plan

Posted: Tue, December 8, 2015
Fayette County Economic Development has recently completed a Technology Action Plan with Connect Iowa. The purpose of this report is to summarize our county's assessment of local broadband access, adoption, and use, as well as the best next steps for addressing any deficiencies of opportunities for improving the local technology ecosystem. For more information please read the attached plan for contact the Fayette County Economic Development office at 563-422-5073.
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"Eat Your Way Along the Byway"

Posted: Fri, September 4, 2015
The River Bluffs Scenic Byway (RBSB) Board is excited to announce that a new byway publication is now available for culinary tourists. The "Eat Your Way Along the Byway" culinary passport has been developed to provide visitors and residents with a personal guide to unique dishes and beverages that the locals consider "must haves" along the byway that traverses through Fayette and Clayton Counties.

Passports can be picked up by visiting Fayette County Economic Development & Tourism Office or any of the 16 participating businesses which include: Brick City Bar & Grill, TJs Pizza, The Irish Shanti, One R's St Olaf Tap, Eagles Landing Winery, Riverview Restaurant, Old Man River Brewery, Schera's Algerian Restaurant, Fennelly's Irish Pub, Pedretti's Bakery, Two Mit Burger, Promiseland Winery, Picket Fence, Barney's Tavern. Cabo Blue and the Barrel Drive In. Passports can also be obtained by calling Northeast Iowa RC&D and asking for Jared at 563-864-7112 or by downloading the passport online at www.northeastiowarcd.org.
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FCLHTF now taking applications for housing rehab projects

Posted: Wed, June 10, 2015
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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