Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Spring Open Burn Dates

Oelwein Fire Chief Mike Hillman announced residents of Oelwein will be allowed to burn leaves, twigs, etc. from Wednesday, April 25, 2018 through Saturday, May 19, 2018.  All fires must be monitored.  Residents are reminded this is for burning of "natural" yard waste only.  

History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

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 (319) 283-5440
 (319) 283-4032
 20 2nd Ave. S.W.