Leon, the county seat of Decatur County, sits among beautiful wooded rolling hills, filled with an abundance of lakes, rivers, and streams in south central Iowa. We are a small but progressive town centrally located near the border of Southern Iowa and strategically located on Highway 69 and Highway 2, 4 miles east of Interstate 35 (exit 12) just 60 minutes south of Des Moines.
Leon offers a dedicated work force, profitable business climate and a quality life style. There is a cherished feeling of security here, re-enforced by honest rural values. We invite you to come and visit us. See what it’s like to live, work, and play in our community! Use the drop down tabs to find the most up-to-date information for the City of Leon.