Living in Estherville

City of Estherville

On the city's website, you can find information on zoning, regulations, general information, and community events. Click here to find out more!

Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce

The Estherville Area Chamber of Commerce ​has been instrumental in planning and organizing events that bring our community together and bring visitors into Estherville. These events include Sweet Corn Days and Flight Breakfast. ​Chamber members not only receive direct benefits such as referrals, publications, and networking opportunities, but they also support activities that help to make Estherville a more vibrant, healthy community. To learn more, visit their website here.

Hospitals and Health Care

We know how important you and your family's health is, so we are proud to offer one of the best hospitals in the region.
Avera Holy Family Hospital 

Avera Holy Family Hospital is located at 826 North 8th Street in Estherville, Iowa and offers some of the best patient treatment. They offer private in-patient rooms, special care unit rooms, operating rooms, same day surgery facilities, and emergency services. 


Our K-12 and Post-Secondary schools are growing every year and adding on to accommodate student needs, technology and education needs.

Demoney Elementary School
Estherville Middle School
Estherville High School
Iowa Lakes Community College
Buena Vista Lakes Region Off-Campus Program


Estherville has many outdoor and indoor recreational activities available for all ages. 
  • Fort Defiance State Park
  • Tennis Courts
  • Estherville Swimming Pool
  • 9 City Parks with playgrounds, picnic tables
  • Regional Wellness Center with Swimming Pool, Basketball Courts
  • Movie Theater
  • Youth Center
  • Swinging Bridge
  • Bowling Alley
  • Water Recreation on the local river and lakes
For more information, go here.