Onawa is a rural Iowa community with strong family values and progressive economic growth. Onawa is located 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, the picturesque Loess Hills, the Gramm Conservation Area and Lewis & Clark State Park.
The City of Onawa is a full service community. In addition to the Administration and Public Works departments Onawa also manages the Utilities and Law Enforcement for the community.