In northeast Iowa, there's a special place to live that's pleasant, peaceful, clean and safe. But fewer than 1,100 people are lucky to call this place home. Other people just don't know about this beautiful rural community. We invite you to come share in Northeast Iowa's Best-Kept Secret.

Our Secret…..


For a Comfortable Future

  • Friendly townspeople
  • Well-cared-for homes and yards
  • Quiet, tidy neighborhoods
  • Day care center/pre-school
  • Nursing home/assisted living
  • Housing incentives
  • Progressive local government
  • Internet access and cable service
  • Locally-owned electrical utility


For Education

  • Small classes, with individual attention from experienced teachers (Grades 
    K-5 have 20 students per class)
  • All-day kindergarten every day
  • Outstanding musical and arts programs
  • Remodeled elementary/middle school
  • Modern classrooms and multipurpose room
  • ICN Room
  • Computer access in every classroom
  • Two computer labs and computers in media center
  • Winning sports teams (Aplington-Parkersburg's multi-state champion high school 
    football team has produced several NFL players)


For Relaxation and Fun

  • Expanded and remodeled Library
  • New community center where civic groups meet and social functions are held
  • Golf Course clubhouse with banquet facilities
  • 9-hole golf course and cart shed
  • 4 new lighted tennis courts
  • Swimming Pool
  • City park with playground equipment, skate park, and covered picnic shelter
  • Aplington Days festival in June


To Security

  • Virtually no crime
  • Local police and volunteer fire departments
  • First Responders ambulance service


You can Share in Our Secret

You now have some idea why attractive, amiable Aplington has been kept hush-hush. But we have a town full of citizens who would be happy to share northeast Iowa's best-kept secret with you. Browse through this part of the site and see for yourself the many opportunities for you in Aplington.

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