Here you will find everything about the communities located in Cherokee County, Iowa.


 

County Seat
Cherokee County Courthouse
520 West Main
Cherokee, IA 51012


Community Links in Cherokee County, Iowa

Our Communities

AureliaCherokee CleghornLarrabeeMarcusMeridenQuimbyWashta

Quimby Fire Department

 

Quimby Fire & Rescue Department, Photo by Sue Todd

 
 
 

Libraries

Aurelia Public Library
232 Main St.
PO Box 188
Aurelia, IA 51005
712-434-5330

Cherokee Public Library
215 S. 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-3498

M-C Community Library
200 W. Grace St.
Cleghorn, IA 51014
712-436-2521

Marcus Public Library
106 N. Locust St.
Marcus, IA 51035
712-376-2328

Quimby City Library
PO Box 186
120 N. Main
Quimby, IA 51049
712-445-2413

Washta Library
100 S. 5th Ave.
Washta, IA 51061
712-447-6546

Schools, Colleges, Training

Click here for a listing of area schools in Cherokee County, Iowa.



Cherokee Public Library
                                                              
 
Bacon Aquatic Center - Cherokee, Iowa

S
wimming Pools

Aurelia
304 West 4th Street
Aurelia, IA 51005
Phone: (712) 434-5586

Marcus Municipal Swimming Pool
110 S. Locust Street
Marcus, IA 51035
712-376-2313

Bacon Aquatic Center
614 W. Bluff St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-1130

Hunting and Fishing

Cherokee Ridge Runners Spring Rendezvous
Cherokee, IA 51012
Re-enactment of fur trade era. Traders, demonstrations, cooking, fire-starting with flint and steel, tomahawk-throwing contest, black powder shooting.
12-225-2024 (Always call and confirm events.)
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Grand Meadow Heritage Days
South of Marcus County Rd L36
712-225-2382
Annually weekend after Labor Day. Enjoy discovering and remembering life and times of yesterday.

County Attractions

Cherokee County's Annual Fair
second week of July
200 Linden
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-5843 (during summer)
Email

Marcus Community Fair
PO Box 147
Marcus, IA  51035
712-376-4154 (days) or
712-376-2497 (evenings and weekends)

PRCA Rodeo - Cherokee, Iowa

Cherokee PRCA Rodeo

Rodeo Headquarters
Cherokee Chamber of Commerce
416 West Main St
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-6414
Email
Three day event with top PRCA cowboys from across the country at the Cherokee County Fairgrounds

Cherokee Aviation Authority
1201 S 2nd St
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-2810

Inkpaduta Canoe Trail
134 miles along the Little Sioux River Valley

 

Sanford Museum and Planetarium

Theatres/Entertainment

Cherokee Community Theatre
712-225-4440

Cherokee Symphony
PO Box 25
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-5893
Three concerts per session. Outstanding musical organization with 44 years of tradition.

American Theatres
108 E. Main St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
3 Screens 

Museums/Historic Sites

Sanford Museum and Planetarium
117 E. Willow St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-3922

Heritage Center
228 Main St.
Aurelia, IA 51005
712-434-5577

Grand Meadow Heritage Center
L36 (South of Marcus)
767 610th St.
Washta, IA 51061
712-447-6201

Cherokee Depot
Restoration of the Illinois Central Railroad Depot
119 S. 4th St., Ste. 6
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-4664

Archives-Research and Genealogy Information
Cherokee Library
215 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-3498

Pilot Rock (Glacial Rock)
South of Cherokee on highway 59. Used as a landmark by the early settlers.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

City Parks

Koser Spring Lake Park
808 Spring Lake Dr.
(off Highway 59 South)
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-5749
E-mail
located near the Little Sioux River, contains over 40 camping spaces with electrical, water and sewer hookups, and nearby shower and restroom facilities.  Circling the lake is a 1.1 mile asphalt walking/jogging trail.  Modern playground equipment, several shelter facilities and fishing opportunities await visitors.

Westcott Ball Park
Highway 59 South
Cherokee, IA 51012
Two softball fields, 2 open shelters, 2 sand volleyball courts, bathrooms, playground equipment and boat ramp with access to Little Sioux River.

Central Park
West Bluff Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
Nature Park with three picnic tables and grills-Railroad Creek pathway.

Poulson Park
Euclid Avenue
Cherokee, IA 51012
Neighborhood Play with playground equipment and picnic tables.

                   

County Parks

Contact Information for the following parks:
(T) 712-225-6709

Silver Sioux Recreation Area
5964 Silver Sioux Road
(West off Highway 59 South; NE of Quimby)
Camping with electrical hook ups, large open shelter house with electricity, bathrooms, picnic tables and boat ramp access to Little Sioux River. Fishing, Boating.  The Barn & Lodge are available to be rented out for family reunions, gatherings, weddings, or any special event!!

Ranney Knob Area
760 650th; West of Washta on C66
1 Large Shelter house & canoe ramp; 12 non-electric campsites ($5/night), wooded trails, boating, fishing, and hiking available.

Martin Area Park
4579 Martin Access Road; East of Aurelia
3 Rental cabins, 3 Primitive camping areas with 40 campsites, a large shelter house, fishing, hunting, wildlife watching, hiking trails, mushroom & berry picking, and horse back riding trails available.

Steineke Area Park
101 628th St.; 2 miles south of Quimby
5 Primitive campsites ($5/night), Hunting, Fishing, Picnic Shelter, and restroom provided.

Treptow Mini-Park (pictured to the left)
East Main Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
Stop and Relax while you do your shopping in downtown Cherokee.

Aurelia City Park
4th and Pearl
Aurelia, IA 51005
Enclosed shelter available for rent.
City Hall 712-434-2025                                       

 


Golf Courses

Cherokee Country Club
800 N. 11th
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-4687

Aurelia Golf Course
601 Valor Road
712-434-5498

Marcus Golf Course
700 S. Hwy 143
712-376-4492

Quimby Golf Course
1151 Clark
712-445-2236
 

 

 

Physicians

Stephen Veit, M.D. P.C.
212 E. Bow Dr.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-6431

Wesley Parker
300 Sioux Valley Dr.
Cherokee, IA 51012

Timothy Rice
300 Sioux Valley Dr.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-5101

Patricia Harrison, M.D. P.C.
300 Sioux Valley Dr.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-6441

Christopher VandeLune
300 Sioux Valley Dr.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-5101


Dentists

Cassady Rider, D.D.S.
110 E. Indian St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-0432

Marcus Dental Clinic
301 Eagle Ave.
Marcus, IA  51035

T.B. Menke, D.D.S.
1217 N. 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-4812

Tim DeStigter D.D.S.
216 Main St.
Aurelia, IA 51005
712-434-2023

The Beck


Fitness and Therapy Services

CRMC Wellness Center
(Near Cherokee Regional Medical Center)
Swimming Pool, 2 racket courts, basketball court, locker rooms, weights, cardio equipment.
712-225-6858

Counseling Services

Plains Area Mental Health
900 N. 2nd St., Ste A
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-2575

Mental Health Institute
1251 W. Cedar Loop
Cherokee, IA  51012
712-225-2594

 

Health and Fitness

Cherokee Regional Medical Center
300 Sioux Valley Drive
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-5101

Cherokee Regional Clinic
300 Sioux Valley Dr.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-6265

Cherokee Family Practice
213 N 2nd
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-0191


Chiropractors

Kennedy Chiropractic
701 Ss 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-2423

Dr. J.R. Johansen
638 N. 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-3633

Jewett Chiropractic
1210 S. 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA  51012
712-25-5141

Ludvigson Chiropractic & Acupuncture
795 N. 2nd St.
Cherokee, IA  51012
712-225-6198

Marcus Chiropractic Health
308 N. Main St.
Marcus, IA 51035
712-376-4185

Riverview Chiropractic
515 W. Main St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-2838

Wurth Chiropractic Center
416 N Main St.
Marcus, IA  51035
712-376-2572

SVMH Wellness Center

Optometrist

Family Vision Clinic
208 W. Bluff St.
Cherokee, IA 51012
712-225-6151

Willow Street Optics
Wendell Stoelting, P.C.
217 W. Willow St.
Cherokee, IA  51012
712-225-3693