Rock Rapids, IA

Town in Lyon County, IA

Sponsors of Rock Rapids, 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 Rock Rapids, IA


Rock Rapids is located in extreme northwest Iowa, at the junction of Iowa Highway 9 and US Highway 75 32 miles southeast of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and only 15 miles south of Interstate 90. Our 2,600 residents enjoy the benefits of small town living with easy access to the larger communities of Sioux Falls, the Twin Cities, and Omaha. We invite you to take a look around our web site, but we hope we get the chance to meet you in person!

Rock Rapids is proud to host many events and promotions. Every January, we host our annual meeting and vote for new board members. The Farm and Home Show each March gets everyone out of the house for some free food and a chance to see what’s new with the merchants. Heritage Days every June is our community celebration. The American Cancer Society Relay For Life runs every summer too. In mid-July, you can get in on ridiculous bargains at Crazy Day. The Lyon County Fair is the “best four days of summer.” In October, we host the Tri-State Art Show. We round out the year with some great Christmas promotions every year.

There are many recreational opportunities for all ages in the area. Fishing, swimming, soccer, baseball, skate park, softball, museums, snowmobiling, ice skating and more are all available in Rock Rapids.

Businesses of Rock Rapids, 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 Rock Rapids, 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 Rock Rapids, 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 Rock Rapids, 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 Rock Rapids, 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!

Lyon 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 Lyon County, IA page.

Veterans of Lyon 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!