Ottumwa, Iowa: A Small River Town Making Big Waves

Thursday, October 31, 2019

For a town that is just shy of 25,000 people, Ottumwa, Iowa is making waves. While other smaller towns all across the states are going through hard times and struggling with growth, Ottumwa is different. Not only did they recognize the signs several years ago that their downtown was in need of repair, but the town put together a plan and set forth in making it happen.

During our visit there, we were able to see the before and current pictures of everything that is happening and going on, and we honestly can’t wait to return to see the “after”. What I can tell you about Ottumwa, Iowa is that they’re taking the steps to ensure that their community will be strong and thriving for many, many years to come.

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Ottumwa Economic Development Corporation 217 East Main Street Ottumwa, Iowa  52501
Phone 641-682-3465 Fax 641-682-3466 info@ottumwaiowa.com