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About the Onawa Area

Onawa is a vibrant, progressive community whose location and amenities make it a desirable place in which to live. The presence of farmland, beautiful old homes, historic museums and the Lewis and Clark State Park has allowed Onawa to retain its country flavor. There's something special about Onawa...something that's just not seen everywhere else.

Onawa is a progressive rural community nestled between the beautiful Loess Hills and the Missouri River along the I-29 corridor.

Onawa is an exciting residential and industrial community with a rich and colorful history, from the Lewis & Clark Expedition to the origins of Eskimo Pies.

Onawa has an active community calendar, which includes the Monona County Fair, the Annual Swap Meet, Graffiti Night, Lewis & Clark Festival, Ventures and ONABIKE. The community offers a variety of recreational opportunities including the great city parks and the picturesque Loess Hills.

It's a small city with big sophistication. It's friendly people, an inviting community, a center for business and a favorite of travelers. It's a year-round destination with a fascinating history and a promising future.


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More information about area schools:

Onawa - West Monona: http://www.westmonona.org/

Dunlap - Boyer Valley: http://www.boyer-valley.k12.ia.us/

Mapleton - Maple Valley-Anthon Oto: http://www.maple-valley.k12.ia.us/MVAO.htm

Sloan - Westwood: http://www.wcsdrebels.com/

Whiting - Whiting Community: http://www.whitingcsd.org/

Decatur, Neb. - Lyons-Decatur Northeast School: http://www.lyonsdecaturschools.org/

1600 Diamond Street | Onawa, Iowa 51040
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