Sioux Rapids, IA

Town in Buena Vista County, IA

Sponsors of Sioux Rapids, IA

Since the founding of our communities, organizations, businesses and citizens have stepped forward to build and serve their community. Click on any of the logos below to learn about those who made this website possible! If you would like to learn about becoming a sponsor CLICK HERE!

About Sioux Rapids, IA

With a population of about 720, Sioux Rapids, Iowa is hidden in the gently rolling Iowa hills in the northernmost part of Buena Vista County. The first settler in Buena Vista County, Abner Bell, located in this area, and as part of a complex of historic buildings, the community displays his cabin, an 1875 county schoolhouse as well as the old Sioux Rapids Theatre Museum. The town is home to several churches, including Catholic, Lutheran, Baptist, and Methodist denominations. Sioux Rapids also has a swimming pool, an American Legion Post, a community center, and various local businesses.

Area visitors and residents enjoy a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities at the nearby Gabrielson County Park on Gustafson Lake where there is a sandy swimming beach and picnic areas with a playground for children. The Little Sioux River connects to Linn Grove and makes for great canoeing. Sioux Rapids hosts the annual “Tall Corn Days” festival near the end of July. In the past, this has included a parade, street dance, sweet corn feed, a 5K run/walk, and various sports tournaments.

Businesses of Sioux Rapids, IA

The businesses of our towns are truly the lifeblood of each community, click on any businesses below to learn about them, to learn how to add your business to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Community Organizations of Sioux Rapids, IA

Small towns and rural communities throughout the Midwest are looking for ways to strengthen their economies, provide better quality of life, and build on local assets. Here you will find the organizations that stabilize, preserve, and revitalize the small towns and rural areas alike. To submit your organization to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Events of Sioux Rapids, IA

The small towns of the Midwest have long shared pride in their communities through festivals and events! Citizens from each community, working together, continue to offer entertainment options that not only appeal to their citizens, but visitors to their community! Below you will find festivals and events you are sure to want to attend! If you would like to have (DST) include an annual festival or event on your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Faith Organizations of Sioux Rapids, IA

Throughout the years faith organizations have not only been an essential part of a town's religious life, but its community life. Below you will find stories about these organizations, If you would like to induct a faith organization to be added to your town and county page CLICK HERE!

Points of Interest of Sioux Rapids, IA

The communities of the Midwest have a lifestyle unique to their region — rich in history and points of interest like no other! Below you will find points of interest you are sure to want to visit! To nominate a landmark, historic location, museum, etc. as a point of interest on your county and region page CLICK HERE!

Buena Vista County, IA

Visit our county page and you will find information about our town and county's points of interest, festivals/events and faith community. You also will learn about the community organizations that have built and continue to build strong communities (chambers, community groups, and departments, etc) and much more when you visit the Buena Vista County, IA page.

Veterans of Buena Vista County, IA

Veterans come from many walks of life and whether a veteran has severed two decades ago or two days ago, they have made our freedoms possible. Below you will find stories about many who have served. If you would like to nominate a veteran to be included on your town and county page CLICK HERE!