Welcome to New Hampton, Iowa!

The City of Expanding Horizons

Welcome to New Hampton, Iowa!

Welcome to New Hampton, Iowa!  If you are not familiar with our great City, we're located in the northeast corner of Iowa, at the junction of U.S. Highways 63 and 18.  Strategically located in the Midwest, we are a community that is creating ever-expanding opportunities for business development and personal growth.

We invite you to look more closely at our City.  As you browse through our site, you will see the wonderful things we have to offer - great schools, low-cost of living, reliable utilities, an active Economic Development Department and business community, great youth and adult Park & Recreation Program, excellent health care, and beautiful parks, just to name a few.  New Hampton is proud to be a Main Street Iowa Community.  If you need any information about New Hampton that you cannot find here, contact City Hall or Economic Development.

New Hampton Area Career & Job Opportunities!!

New Hampton Area Career & Job Opportunities!!

Looking for a career or job opportunity?  New Hampton, the heart of Northeast Iowa, has the opportunities for you!  Check out our Employment Opportunities tab!

Relocation Packets

Relocation Packets

Are you looking to move back to the area?  Do you have family or friends you would like to see back in New Hampton?  Click here, fill in your information or that of a family member/friend, to receive a Relocation Packet on what New Hampton has to offer!!



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Compost Site & Curbside Pickup

Posted: Tue, March 13, 2018
 The New Hampton Compost Site will open on Tuesday, April 17, 2018. Hours for the site will be:
        Tuesday - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
        Thursday - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

        Saturday - 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Fees will be: $2.00 per licensed vehicle or trailer

                    $5.00 per dump truck load

Curbside Pickup Dates:
Friday,April 6, 2018: Compost
Friday, April20, 2018: Compost and brush
*No barrels will be picked up and brush cannot be longer than 4 feet.
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U.S. News & World Report: Iowa is #1 state in the country

Posted: Tue, February 27, 2018
(DES MOINES) - Iowa is the #1 state in the country, according to a new study from U.S. News & World Report. Gov. Kim Reynolds appeared on CBS This Morning on Tuesday to make the announcement about the 2018 Best States ranking.

"Our Best States ranking is a humbling tribute to our people who have proven time and again that in Iowa, if you're willing to work hard, you can accomplish anything," Gov. Reynolds said. "My top priority as governor is to build on our current success by bringing new resources and opportunities to every corner of our state. Every Iowan contributes to the success of their community and our state, and we celebrate this honor knowing that our work to build a better Iowa will never be finished."

U.S. News & World Report is the global authority in rankings and evaluated all 50 states across 77 metrics with thousands of data points in eight categories: health care, education, economy, opportunity, infrastructure, crime & corrections, fiscal stability and quality of life. Health care and education are the most highly weighted factors in the methodology, followed closely by the economy.

Health care: Iowa ranks #3 in healthcare, up two spots from 2017

         #2 for health care affordability
         #1 for child wellness visits
         #2 for low infant mortality rate
         #3 for Medicare quality
         #5 for insurance enrollment
         #5 for health care access
         #9 for health care quality

Education: Iowa ranks #5 in education, up three spots from 2017

         #1 public high school graduation rate
         #3 for four-year graduation rates for four-year public colleges

Economy: Iowa ranks No. 17 in economy, up 13 spots from 2017

         #10 for labor force participation
         #6 for low unemployment & GDP growth

Opportunity: Iowa ranks No. 4 in opportunity, up two spots from 2017

         #3 in affordability
         #2 in housing

Infrastructure: Iowa ranks No. 1 in infrastructure, up 15 spots from 2017

         #1 for ultra-fast internet access

Quality of life (new category for 2018)

         #10 in social environment
         #18 in natural environment

Iowa ranked #6 in the 2017 Best States ranking.
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Advance Iowa To Offer Succession Planning Webinar

Posted: Mon, February 19, 2018
Advance Iowa To Offer Webinar Series on Succession Planning

Advance Iowa, a comprehensive consulting program for midsized companies, will host a monthly webinar series in 2018 on succession planning, beginning Feb. 22. It's estimated that 85 percent of businesses have no succession plans in place, although a majority of firms will change hands in the next decade as baby boomers retire. "We have found that business owners need information and resources about all aspects of succession planning," said Dan Beenken, director of Advance Iowa, which is based at the University of Northern Iowa. "We've assembled a full schedule of topics that will answer questions, and we plan to provide tools that help small and medium businesses start the succession planning process." Visit www.AdvanceIowa.com for more information on each webinar, find the link to sign up or learn more about succession planning. All webinars are scheduled from noon to 1 p.m.
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