Cherokee, IA

Town in Cherokee County, IA

Sponsors of Cherokee, 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 Cherokee, IA


Cherokee is a progressive city located in the beautiful Little Sioux River Valley in northwest Iowa. The county seat of Cherokee County, we are located at the junction of U. S. Hwy. 59 and State Hwy. 3, about 60 miles northeast of Sioux City, IA and 60 miles southwest of the Iowa Great Lakes region.

We are home to a wide variety of business and industry and boast a beautiful downtown area with numerous retail shops and services. Our Mission Statement: “Cherokee,” citizens with a passion for “community” and a community with passion for its citizens! Cherokee has something to offer everyone! We have a beautiful park system with full hook-up camping sites, a nine-hole, challenging golf course, a new aquatic center, and a three-screen movie theatre for your enjoyment. We boast an excellent school system and are home to a satellite campus of Western Iowa Tech Community College. With over fifteen dining establishments, you are sure to find something to satisfy your taste buds! Cherokee also offers nearly 20 religious congregations and denominations from which to choose. Medical care is excellent. Cherokee Regional Medical Center as well as several medical clinics, chiropractors, optometric and dental offices serve the community.

Cultural, musical and artistic events are prevalent in Cherokee! The Cherokee Symphony and Cherokee Community Theatre performances are phenomenal. Musical talent frequently performs downtown at The Gathering Place. We are the home of the Jazz & Blues Festival, occurring each January. The Sanford Museum and Planetarium has exhibits and activities and features monthly events for the community and visitors.

Come and visit us and enjoy!

Community Organizations of Cherokee, 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 Cherokee, 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 Cherokee, 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 Cherokee, 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!

Cherokee 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 Cherokee County, IA page.

Veterans of Cherokee 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!