The Creston Chamber of Commerce
Welcomes You To Creston, Iowa

Creston is located in the beautiful rolling hillsides of southwest Iowa. As you learn more about Creston we hope you will see all that Creston and the surrounding area have to offer.

As the regional hub of southwest Iowa for business, education, medicine, industry, shopping and recreation, Creston caters to residents and visitors wanting small-town service with big-town products. Creston has many interesting shops where there is always a friendly face and home-town hospitality. 

Creston is a growing community. Since the last census in 2010 Creston has grown by almost 1%.   It is the largest city between Des Moines and Council Bluffs (2010 Census) in southwest Iowa (I - 80 to the North, I - 35 to the East, the Missouri border to the South and the Missouri River to the West. 


A State of Iowa Report, covering 2005 to 2010,  has Creston and Union County as one of the Top 10 fastest growing areas in the State. Our job growth during this time placed second statewide at 10.5%.  


Creston has been recognized as a Certified Connected Community by the State of Iowa.   By receiving this award, Creston has shown through an extensive assessment, our overall broadband and technology  will continue to support economic development and residential quality of life. 

In August of 2015 Creston was ranked as the 14th Best Commuter City in Iowa by Obrella Insider.  The survey considered  Iowa cities whose population exceeded 3,000 at the time of the survey including methods of commuting and a breakdown of commute durations.

Creston is a Home Base Iowa Community. Home Base Iowa's mission is to make Iowa the state of choice for military men and women as they transition to civilian careers.  Home Base Iowa will provide veterans with resources that can open doors to job opportunities, welcoming communities and on-going engagement with the military community. 

We hope you will come and discover the opportunities that await you in Creston, where the attitudes and hospitality of our community welcomes people of all ages. 

Enjoy a video tour of Creston

The Creston Chamber of Commerce Video

 
 




  

Creston Honored as Iowa's Fifth
Certified Connected Community




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Learn More
Chamber of Commerce interactive calendar:

All upcoming events can be found on the Creston Chamber of Commerce interactive calendar. If you would like something added to the calendar please email the chamber at : chamber@crestoniowachamber.com with the information.


Chamber Ribbon Cuttings,
 Coffees and MORE
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RAGBRAI WILL BE COMING TO
CRESTON ON JULY 25, 2016


PLEASE CHECK BACK LATER FOR DETAILS
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2016 Legislative Coffees

The second Legislative Coffee of the 2016
Iowa Legislature will be held on Saturday,
February 20th from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. at the
Restored Depot in Uptown Creston.

Representative Tom Moore and
Senator Tom Shipley are planning to attend.  Information has been sent to U.S. Representative David Young.

All Coffees are open to the public at no charge.

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Creston: Arts Uptown Gallery


The Gallery is closed in January.

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Explosive Fishing in Union County

Please click on the following link for a story, Explosive Fishing in Union County,
 that ran in the March/April issue of the
Iowa Outdoor Magazine.
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Creston/Union County Visitor Center
Closed for the Season
 
For information please call the
Creston Chamber of Commerce at
641-782-7021.
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Union County Historical Village is now
closed for the season.

The Historical Village is located at
the south end of McKinley Park.
For additional information or tours
Please call
Dick Anderson at 641-782-4000.
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The Creston Farmer's Market
is now closed for the season.

For information, please call Brian at
1-641-247-1663
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2015 - 2016 CRESTON SCHOOLS CALENDAR

   
 
 
  208 West Taylor/Hwy 34 West    P.O. Box 471, Creston, Iowa 50801      Ph: 641-782-7021   Fax: 641-782-9927 chamber@crestoniowachamber.com   Design: three C design