Appanoose County

Appanoose County is known for outdoor recreation, festivals, and as a getaway destination. Its City of Centerville was named a top-five outdoor town in America by Outdoor Life Magazine. Residents and visitors spend their days on Lake Rathburn, creating community at events like Bike Night, and enjoying a variety of shopping and dining options. Appanoose County has a niche for advanced manufacturing businesses as well as employers providing jobs in health, electronics, and more. 

Top Attractions

Lake Rathbun

Honey Creek Resort

12633 Resort Dr
Moravia, Iowa 52571

Rathbun Marina

21646 Marina Pl
Moravia, Iowa 52571

Pancake Day

Held annually the last Saturday in September in the Centerville square.

Bike Night

Major Employers

Hill Phoenix

2700 Dewey Rd
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Amcor

1400 E Oneal St
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Lee Container

2800 Industrial Park Rd
Centerville, Iowa 52544

MeryOne

One St. Joseph's Dr
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Wells Vehicle Electronics

2700 Dewey Rd
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Fareway

305 South 18th Street
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Hy-Vee

609 North 18th Street
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Walmart

23148 IA-5
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Rathbun Regional Water Association

16166 Hwy J29
Centerville, Iowa 52544

C & C Machining

22233 230th Ave
Centerville, Iowa 52544

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School Districts

Centerville

600 CHS Drive
Centerville, Iowa 52544

Moravia

505 N. Trussell Ave
Moravia, Iowa 52571

Moulton-Udell

305 E 8th St
Moulton, Iowa 52572

About Appanoose County

Population: 12,844
County Seat: Centerville
County Website

Appanoose Economic Development Corporation

Michael Matthes
128 N. 12th St
Centerville, Iowa
Phone: (641) 437-4102
Email
Website

Centerville-Rathbun Area Lake Chamber of Commerce

Website

Main Street Centerville

Website

Appanoose County, Iowa