Parkersburg, Iowa is a great place to do business, live and raise a family. Our community slogan is "Come Grow With Us." Located in the southern part of Butler County, Iowa, the quality of life in Parkersburg is outstanding, and people continue to have a "can do" attitude.

The Parkersburg school system is a strength within our community, featuring outstanding educators and a staff who put kids first. Recreational opportunities are plentiful, with a swimming pool, two golf courses, three parks, a fitness center, ball parks, and a campground, just to highlight a few.

Come visit Parkersburg, Iowa and see "first hand" what makes our community special.

Library News: Please join us for a special evening at the Kothe Memorial Library. On Monday April 20, from 5:00 to 7:00 PM the Friends of the Parkersburg Library will be hosting an open house for the community to see the newly renovated ceiling and restroom project. Enjoy a light supper and enter your name for some great prizes. These include: A Keurig Coffee Maker, A Book by Shell Rock author, Linda McCann entitled Prohibition in Eastern Iowa, A geranium, the color of your choice, and A Friends of the Library Membership. 

Friends are also beginning their geranium sale with a variety of colors to choose from.  The price for the 4" Potted Plants are $8.00 each or 3/$21.00. 

At 7:00, directly following the Open House, Friends of the Library will be having their Annual Meeting.  This, once a year event, helps generate ideas for promoting the Kothe Memorial Library. Some of the things that have been done in the past have included special guest speakers, book club, displaying art work, flowers sales, and supporting the summer reading program and Wacky Out Wednesday early school-out program. Please come see what Friends is all about and join today. 

Calendar of Events:

April 16,23,30-Story Time 10-11 AM

April  20,27 Clothes Closet 6-7:30 PM

April 20-Library Open House 5-7 PM /Friends Meeting at 7 PM

April 13 Brown Bag Book Club 12 Noon


April 15, 29 No WOW early out program

Closing at 5:30 PM on April 1/Story Time will be on Thursday at 10 AM. 


RAGBRAI is coming to Parkersburg on July 22nd, 2015. Plans are being made to give them all a "royal" welcome. 

More information to come soon. 








Government & Services
On the Parkersburg City Government & Services page, find essential services information for the Fire Department, Police Department, Emergency Medical Services & City Hall, as well as links to the City Council, its Committees & Boards, and meeting minutes.
City Hall: 319-346-2262, Police Department: 319-346-2422, Parkersburg Economic Development: 319-346-1023
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POSTED 27th December 2012

Learn about the History of Parkersburg and our Historical Society. Also, find links to the following Community pages:

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Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
Parkersburg Churches
Lions Club
Rotary Club

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