Proud of our past, excited for our future!

Welcome to Whittemore, IA - Proud of our past, excited for our future!
Heritage Corner - Located at the corner of 4th and Broad Street
Noah's Park - Fun for all ages!
Memorial Day 2013 - Outdoor program at the Community Center
Whittemore Swimming Pool - Come enjoy the fun!

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Downtown Walk Around Summary

This report is a summary of the observations and recommendations resulting from an Iowa Downtown Resource Center Walk Around conducted in Whittemore, Iowa on July 31,…

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Whittemore is Home to Kossuth County's "Freedom Rock"!

Whittemore is honored to now be known as the "Home of Kossuth County's 'Freedom Rock'"!

Painted the week of June 29-July 2, 2015, the public is invited to view this…

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27 Jan


A "SNOW EMERGENCY" has been declared in WHITTEMORE effective 10:00 p.m. Friday, January 27 THRU 12:00 Noon Sunday, January 29, 2023. …

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12 Feb

American Legion Pancake Breakfast

Members of Seely-Walsh Post #425 of the American Legion
serve delicious pancakes, fried eggs, sausage & toast.
Serving is from 7:30am -…

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19 Feb

Whittemore Fire Dept & EMS Soup Supper

Whittemore Fire Department & EMS annual Soup Supper fundraiser.
Serving two kinds of soup, grilled cheese sandwich and desert
Dine in or…

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Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund

Deadline to submit applications is 4:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 18, 2023.

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Who We Are

Whittemore is located in the western part of Kossuth County. The town was established in 1878 and is named for a Milwaukee Railroad engineer, Don Whittemore. The town motto is “Proud of our past, excited for our future!”. Whittemore features a municipal swimming pool, Noah’s Park, a community center, a public library, and the county-owned “Siems Park” south of town. New in 2015 and beyond, Whittemore is now home to the Kossuth County "Freedom Rock"!  It can be viewed west of the American Legion Hall at 601 Broad Street.  There are a variety of annual events held in Whittemore. A two-day town…read more

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