Grafton, IA

Town in Worth County, IA

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Sponsors of Grafton, 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 Grafton, IA

Grafton may be small but we have a lot to offer. We have many business places including a bank, grocery store, post office, restaurant, car dealership, car wash, beauty shops, insurance, realty, construction businesses, painting services, welding shop, auto body shop and auto repair. Check out our Business Directory for a complete listing.

Other amenities here in Grafton include: a beautiful Community Center; a City Park with a shelter house that has a fire place, there's a wading pool and playground equipment for the kids; basketball court; sand volleyball court; a lighted softball diamond; Lutheran church; Fire Dept. and our depot has been restored into a museum and is on the National Registry of Historic Places. For a tour of the Grafton Depot, contact City Hall at 641-748-2970. We have a fabulous Public Library complete with over 14,000 items including books, DVD's, audio books and periodicals. Check out their new website at:

We are in a great location - if you are looking for big city activities, we are in easy driving distance to Mason City, Iowa; Rochester or Minneapolis, MN. Grafton is a safe community and a good place to raise kids. We are located in Worth

County home of the Diamond Jo Casino and students receive yearly funds from the casino to buy school supplies. Last year it was $75 per student. In 2016, each high school graduate heading off to college received over $5,000. In addition to helping our young people, Diamond Jo Casino gives out grants twice a year which benefits towns in Worth County. Check out the new website for Worth County Development Authority at for more information regarding grants. Grafton has received funds for a new tornado siren, new ball diamond fence, a work truck with a snowplow, generators, new rescue vehicle, new shelter house roof, depot repair just to name a few. This grant money gives Grafton a huge boost!

Community activities include: Summertime softball and volleyball leagues, Grafton Athletic Club and gym walking memberships, good area for riding bikes.
Our annual summer celebration is called Grafton Turkey Day and is held the 3rd Saturday of July. It includes a 5K walk/run, softball tournament, volleyball tournament, parade, kids games, musical entertainment, street dance, car show and other miscellaneous activities that vary from year to year and the best butter basted charcoal grilled turkey sandwiches you will ever eat.

The first Saturday of March is the date for the Adult Prom held at the Grafton Community Center. This is a great evening of fun for everyone over age 21. People come in formal prom attire, or "retro" prom attire, their Sunday best or even just in casual dress and enjoy an evening of dancing and libations and food. Every year has a different theme and the Community Center is beautifully decorated.

Businesses of Grafton, 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 Grafton, 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 Grafton, 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 Grafton, 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 Grafton, 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!

Worth 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 Worth County, IA page.

Veterans of Worth 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!