Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

Open Burn Dates Set

Fire Chief Mike Hillman has set open burning dates beginning October 21, 2018 through November 11, 2018.  This is for the burning of leaves and branches only.  Residents are asked to use caution when burning and to keep a water source close by.

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

Contact Us

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