Welcome to Manson, Iowa!


Manson is located in the western half of North Central Iowa. The City’s ideal location, central to three major retail and employment centers and within 5 miles of the Twin Lakes Recreation area, has made it a sought after location for new residents and businesses locating to the region. 
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The exceptional quality of life, first-rate school district, and abundant area recreational amenities, are among the many reasons nearly 1900 residents continue to call Manson home.   Manson is a community with a “vision”, committed to the continuous growth and enhancement of the city.

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Written by Super 2   
Thursday, 07 May 2015 12:41

On Monday, July 20th, our community will be hosting a “party on wheels” as over 10,000 registered Ragbrai bicyclists’ pedal through our hometown on their route to Fort Dodge. The riders will be traveling from Storm Lake in search of food, beverages, shade, and an overall “party experience”!

Ragbrai committee members are working hard to coordinate this great event for our city; however, a massive amount of volunteer help will be needed to pull off this huge event.

Food Vendors are also needed to feed this huge crowd. The event offers a tremendous opportunity for groups to host a vendor booth and raise dollars for their organization or project.

Please share in the festivities and let’s show the “outside world” what a great place Manson is to live and “party”! Volunteer and vendor forms are attached. Contact Penny Lenz at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it for additional information.

To get the low down on what is happening with our Ragbrai plans follow us on Facebook

We appreciate your help and support.

Manson Ragbrai Committee Members,

Mayor Dave George, Co-Chair Dave Anderson, Co-Chair Penny Lenz, Kim Fryman, Brad Gangestad, Jesse Grossnickle, Shelly Block, Jeff Bohn, Wendy Block, Bob Frank, Bill Randolph and Sandy Rodenberg

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Last Updated ( Thursday, 07 May 2015 14:34 )
Farmers Market
The Farmers Market is being held on Tuesday from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Watertower Park starting July 7th and running through September 29th.  Contact City Hall 712-469-3759 for additional information.