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Area Overview

Kossuth County is in the north central part of Iowa. Algona is the county seat with population of just under 6,000. We have a diverse business community with great retail, industry, manufacturing, restaurants, motels, Bed & Breakfast, etc.

Algona has many city parks and outdoor recreational area. Our Senior Citizens center offers a variety of social activities. There are many activities available throughout the year - both on weekdays and on weekends - due to the many service club projects, school and church groups, etc. We have a YMCA with programming for all ages. Our area has something to offer people of all ages.

Includes Cities/Towns: Algona, Bancroft, Burt, Lakota, Ledyard, Swea City, Titonka, Whittemore.

Things to Do

Recreation & Fitness













We have a walking/biking trail. Our State Park offers hiking areas. Algona is a certified Blue Zone community and there are many activities available now and more planned for the future to tie in to that designation. We have a POW Museum, Nativity Scene (constructed by German POW's and donated to the Algona community) and the Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum.

Cultural Activities





We have an arts council and a charitable trust that bring concerts/plays to our area.

Attractions






We have a walking/biking trail. Our State Park offers hiking areas. Algona is a certified Blue Zone community and there are many activities available now and more planned for the future to tie in to that designation. We have a POW Museum, Nativity Scene (constructed by German POW's and donated to the Algona community) and the Kossuth County Agriculture & Motorsports Museum.

Transportation




Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall


 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 January  5.0  14.5  24.0  0.8 "
 February  10.0  19.5  29.0  0.8 "
 March  22.0  31.7  41.4  1.9 "
 April  33.6  45.8  57.9  3.3 "
 May  46.5  58.2  69.9  4.0 "
 June  57.1  68.3  79.5  5.0 "
 July  61.1  71.8  82.5  4.4 "
 August  58.5  69.2  79.9  3.9 "
 September  48.6  60.8  73.0  3.1 "
 October  36.0  47.9  59.9  2.3 "
 November  23.0  32.9  42.9  1.6 "
 December  10.0  18.5  27.0  1.0 "

Best Time To Go:

Summer and fall.

We enjoy the changes of 4 seasons. Spring typically arrives in early April - day time temps in the 50's and 60's. Summer weather begins around late May - early June, with day time temps in the high 70's and 80's. We have a lot of 90+ degree days in July and August with high humidity. Changing colors for the fall season start around mid-late September. Cooler days - 60's - 70's through October, dropping to 40's and 50's in early November. Winter weather begins mid-late November.

Accommodations


4 hotels, 1 Bed & Breakfast, camping

Costs

Cost Information Is Unavailable

Additional Information

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