Community Living

Welcome to Kossuth County! Our 13 communities combine small-town friendliness with a variety of unique attractions. Stay for the day, week or for a lifetime - you'll always feel at home!

Kossuth County has everything you need — affordable housing, world class health care, outstanding educational services, fine arts, a variety of recreation opportunities and a sense of community. Our thirteen communities have annual celebrations and attractions that bring residents and visitors together to celebrate the bounty of Kossuth County. From Fenton's Sweet Corn Days to a bike ride across Burt, Kossuth County communities celebrate the things that make life worthwhile. In addition, the communities of Kossuth pride themselves in a rich faith life visible by presence of church steeples towering the rich blue sky.

Motels, bed and breakfast establishments, restaurants and a variety of unique specialty shops in the area make living in Kossuth County a unique experience for both residents and visitors.

The geographic size of the county is twice that of the typical county in Iowa. We think you'll find twice the hospitality and opportunities, too! Our close proximity to Interstates 90 and 35 make coming home to Kossuth County easy. Commercial air service is close by and rail service transports the abundant crops and industrial goods that make Kossuth County prosper.

Kossuth County borders other area attractions; Okoboji and the Iowa Great Lakes to the west, Winnebago Industries in Forest City to the east, Camp Dodge in Fort Dodge to the south, and the Jolly Green Giant and Seneca Foods in Blue Earth, Minnesota to the north.