Why should you live, work or own a business in Monona, Iowa?
Monona is strategically located in the Central Time Zone, in Clayton County, in Northeast Iowa, approximately 13 miles west of McGregor and Marquette, IA's Marquette & Joliet Bridge over the Mississippi River that connects our great state with Prairie du Chien, WI. U.S. Highway 18 - 52 runs parallel with Monona's southern boundary and its 15-acre commercial park. Centrally intersected by a great county highway system, Monona is easy to connect with other towns, states, and key points beyond. Monona's latitude is 43.051N, longitude is 91.389W, elevation is 1,214'. Find more interesting Monona facts and statistics at City Data, as well as Monona's current weather forecast.
Several key factors make Monona an ideal location for business opportunities to be either your own boss or to work for one in a great variety of growing area businesses. MCED invites you to learn more about how your business can thrive here in Iowa's first-awarded "Garden City". Monona has buildings readily-available for operating retail, office or service type businesses -- and we also have commercial building lots for new or relocating business developments. MCED has ideas for new business growth, is ready to help new or growing businesses develop a business plan, and may have opportunities to apply for lower-interest loans offered by potential area funding options. It all adds up to a great place to do business, where a well-trained workforce and customized incentives mean continued growth and prosperity.
Monona provides an industrious workforce to its major industries and an ever-expanding retail and commercial business presence. Our Bulldog pride is contagious and we have the best-around community school and teachers, plus many non-profit organizations and four churches to meet your spiritual & community needs. Monona has always been a welcoming place to call home and raise a family, and for visitors and guests.
"You'll Like Monona" is a former slogan Monona displayed on its highway billboard signage at the southern outskirts of town during the late-1980s/90s. Some folks in town wish we still used that slogan! But, even though our slogan has changed, it continues to apply to today's thriving Monona community. We've been branded as "Garden City of Iowa", c. 1931, which well describes our picturesque, well-manicured, colorful public and private spaces. We've also been branded "Gateway to Yellow River", which is due north on Monona Main Street and one of the best-around kayaking, canoeing and trout fishing spots, and our streams contain all three fresh-water trout species (Brown, Brook and Rainbow trout) in northeast Iowa's "DRIFTLESS AREA".
Monona is a great place in which to live a happy, healthy, fulfilled life! For a small town, Monona has a good selection of essential products and services, churches and organizations, the arts and museums, and pristine recreational activities in "God's Country". Our five-town community school district employs top-notiched school administrators and teachers, and with 1,075 children they can pay close attention to each one. Monona is where family life and community involvement are some things about which our locals feel fortunate to have, and it is a safe place in which to grow up and raise a family. Please check out our homes for sale, job postings, and business directory to find just what you're looking for!
Let Monona Chamber help you -- contact us at (563) 539-8340 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org, or stop in the chamber office at 103 W. Center St., located at the southwest corner of Main & Center streets in the heart of historic downtown Monona, IA. For more Monona information or a tour of our town, please contact Monona Chamber & Economic Development, Inc. We look forward to meeting you and your family, showing you the sights, and your return visits!
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