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Welcome to Odebolt, Iowa

Odebolt is a lovely small town nestled along tree-lined streets, located amid the rolling soybean and corn fields of Sac County in northwest Iowa.  Founded in 1877, the town celebrated its 125th year in June 2002 during its annual celebration, "Creek Days".  Odebolt was for a time considered the "Popcorn Center of the World" and is adjacent to the once-famous Adams Ranch (Fairview Farm).  The town has weathered its years gracefully, and its 1,013 friendly people take great pride in current projects for the beautification and betterment of the community.  

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Sac County Needs EMTs. 
Training starts in January - tuition paid. 
More info

First Responders web page

Attention Odebolt Residents
For all Police Business use the following:
Non-emergency 668-2221   

Large & small meeting rooms;
full kitchen facilities; outdoor space; plenty of parking.

Reasonable rates!  For reservations call
712-668-4561  or  712-371-2080
Visit our web page


Iowa's Rural Settlement and
Iowa's Rural School System; A Lost Treasure
Click for more information & how to order
All book proceeds go to help fund the Rural Legacy Project.

New book by Sandra Kessler Host
Iowa Historic Schools: Highlighting Victorian Influence

Click for info

Recycle Logo

Click for
Sac County Recycling Guide

Hazardous Waste Guidelines


Cutting Boards for Sale
Will make wonderful gifts.
Cost:  $20.00  Call in your order to


Please check the Odebolt Community Calendar to the right for events & activities.  Click on the event to read more.

The OA-BCIG Booster Club is hosting basketball tournaments for girls and boys in grades 6th-8th. Girls tournament is February 14 and Boys tournament is March 7th! Message Katie DeJean via Facebook or email her at wilke54@hotmail.com for info. Help spread the word.

Odebolt travel mugs - $10
fund-raiser for the Odebolt Swimming Pool. Purchase at City Hall from 8 to 3pm., Monday- Friday. You may also order mugs to be sent out. Send a check or money order for $10 plus $3.22 shipping to City of Odebolt, 205 W. 2nd Street, Odebolt, IA 51458. Call 712-668-2231 


Read about Odebolt History at the
Odebolt History Pages

View nearly 4,000 Odebolt-area obituaries
View Old Odebolt Newspapers on-line

Odebolt Historical Museum
CALL to set up a tour or appointment: 
(712) 668-2685  or 668-4338

Peterson Pioneer Home
Open by appointment. 
Call City Hall at 712-668-2231

Iowa Rural Schools Museum
Open by appointment by calling 712-830-8328

web site of Western Iowa Tourism Region

  Odebolt Community Calendar
Odebolt History Pages 
    Odebolt News Blog
    Odebolt Community News - Facebook 
    Odebolt Betterment Committee Blog
  Odebolt Public Library-Facebook
Iowa Rural Schools Museum - Facebook
    Odebolt Museum - Facebook
    Odebolt Creek Days - Facebook
    OA-BCIG Schools 

$15.00 each ... $18.00 if mailed
Available at Odebolt Museum when the museum is open.
Also for sale at Iowa State Bank, 219 South Main St. during business hours. See the museum page for info.

1&2 Bedroom Apts.
Odebolt Community Housing
Odebolt, Iowa 51458
Local Contact: 668-2895
or Valley Management at 712-677-9903

Equal Housing Opportunity


FOR RECENT NEWS:  Go to Odebolt.net News Blog
FOR ODEBOLT HISTORY:  Go to the Odebolt History Pages
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First State Bank* ... Swanson Insurance & Real Estate* ... Hemer's Plumbing & Heating* ... Odebolt Nursing & Rehab Center* ...Odebolt Assisted Living* ... Mark Hansen's Rex Chevrolet GMC, LTD*  ... Lundell Plastics Corporation* ... Cubby's Convenience Store* ... Comserv, Ltd.*  ... Travelers Home ... Farber & Otteman Funeral Home .. Prairie Pedlar .. Trimble Enterprises, Inc.

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 Volunteer Photographer
Charles Hanson
and others that contribute!

On-line since Oct 16, 2001

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