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Juction #9; US 63 - Fort Madison, Iowa
Community of Fort Madison, Iowa. Attractions: Sheaffer Pen Museum, Old Fort Madison. Junction of Iowa Highway US61 and State 9. US 61 heads north out of Fort Madison, Iowa to Burlington, Iowa. Highway 9 heads Southeast across the Fort Madison Toll Bridge which spans the Mississippi River. It then continues into Illinois.
0.4
0.6
531 ft.
Park and Fort
Riverview Park and Old Fort Madison along the Mississippi River.
0.7
1.1
528 ft.
Historic Train District
Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Passenger and Freight Complex Historic District. Old trains and historical site.
2.2
3.6
531 ft.
Fort Madison, IA
Fort Madison, Iowa. Historic Fort Madison. Only remaining double swing-span bridge on Mississippi (world's largest). Fort Madison Tri-State Rodeo (Starts Wednesday after Labor Day; 800-369-3211). Parade of Lights (Friday night after Thanksgiving). Daniel McConn Barn. Iowa State Penitentiary. The Albright "Betsy Ross House" (Historic National Registry)
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7.5
548 ft.
Hospital
Fort Madison Community Hospital on North side of road.
5.4
8.7
558 ft.
Junction US 61
Junction Iowa Highway US 61 heast South along the Mississippi to Montrose, Iowa which is by the Galland School State Park Preserve.
8.5
13.7
594 ft.
Access to Park and Lake
North on Golden Road a 1.2 mile then West on 220th Street a mile to Wilson Lake Park. A small lake with park.
12.0
19.3
692 ft.
Access to Franklin, IA
North several miles to Franklin, Iowa. No services. Interesting historical brick buildings.
14.1
22.7
702 ft.
Junction US218; State 27 - Donnellson Iowa
Community of Donnellson Iowa. Junction of Iowa Highway US 218 and Iowa Highway State 27. Both head north to Mount Pleasant, Iowa.

14.5
23.4
699 ft.
Donnellson, IA
Donnellson, Iowa. Donnellson 4th of July Parade. Lee County Fair in Donnellson, IA (Oldest County Fair in Iowa; Mid-July. 4-H displays, carnival, demo derby, truck pulls and car racing). Lee County Speedway (Fridays, 319-835-5523). Donnellson Apple Daze (Late Sept). Farmers Market 4-6 at the Railroad Park Shelter House. Donnellson Railroad Park and Museum.
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31.7
705 ft.
Shimek State Forest
East entrance of the Shimek State Forest Wildlife Management Area.
23.6
38.0
591 ft.
Shimek State Forest
West entrance to Shimek State Forest.
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40.4
561 ft.
Farmington, IA
Farmington, Iowa. Farmington Strawberry Festival (2nd Full Weekend in June). Indian Lake Park (177 acres, banks of the Des Moines River, cabins and campsites, tenting, fishing, hiking, canoeing.)
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41.2
541 ft.
Junction #81; Farmington, Iowa
Community of Farmington, Iowa. Junction of Iowa Highway State #81. South a 1/2 mile to Indian Lake Park, camping, cabin rentals.
30.1
48.5
682 ft.
Access to Bonaparte, IA
North a mile and half across the De Moines River to Bonaparte, Iowa. Limited Services.
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60.6
745 ft.
Junction Iowa Route #1
North a few miles to Keosauqua, Iowa and the large Lacey-Keosauqua State Park and Lake. RV Camping, camping 113 sites, 45 electric sites, showers, RV dump station. Rental cabins.

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73.4
781 ft.
Cantril, IA
Cantril, Iowa. Limited Services.
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80.8
794 ft.
Milton, IA
Milton, Iowa. Limited Services.
56.4
90.7
833 ft.
Pulaski, IA
Pulaski, Iowa. Limited Services. Pulaski Corn Show and parade (September).
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104.5
860 ft.
Bloomfield, IA
Bloomfield, Iowa. Davis County Fair (July). Davis County Country & Old Time Music Festival (Sept.). Historical Davis County Courthouse(circa 1876). Mutchler Community Center. McGowen Recreation and Wildlife Area.
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107.0
883 ft.
Access to Park/Lake
Northeast a 1/2 mile on Old Highway 2, then left on 212th Street about 1/4 mile is the Lake Fisher Park.
69.8
112.4
909 ft.
Junction US 63
Junction Iowa highway US 63 south to Lancaster, Missouri.
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117.0
928 ft.
West Grove, IA
Community of West Grove, Iowa. West Grove County park north of highway.
79.0
127.1
971 ft.
Access Moulton, Iowa
Community of Moulton, Iowa south 1 mile. Some services.
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139.5
902 ft.
Park.
1/2 mile South to Sharon Bluffs State Park. Limited activities.
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144.1
988 ft.
Centerville, IA
Community of Centerville, Iowa. Pancake Day festival (last Saturday in September; morning children's parade, a larger afternoon parade). Croatian Fest (last Saturday in July; may be defunct). North on Iowa state highway #5 to Honey Creek state Park and Rathbun Lake.
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149.2
1004 ft.
Access Mystic, IA
Community of Mystic, Iowa. Limited Services.
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159.4
981 ft.
Plano, IA
Village of Plano, Iowa. No Services.
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167.9
1050 ft.
Promise City, IA
Community of Promise City, Iowa. Limited Services.
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182.7
1086 ft.
Corydon, IA
City of Corydon, Iowa. Prairie Trails Museum (25,000 artifacts). Corydon Lake Park
116.0
186.7
1089 ft.
Access State Park
Bob White State Park and Lake, just outside of Allerton, Iowa. Four 1/2 miles South.
123.1
198.1
1115 ft.
Junction US 65
Junction Iowa US highway #65.
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206.1
1099 ft.
Access Garden Grove, IA
North a couple miles to Garden Grove, Iowa. Mormon Pioneer Historic Trailside Park.
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219.6
1125 ft.
Leon, IA
Community of Leon, Iowa. Little River Recreation Area at Lake Northwest of town (Camping, cabin rentals. Picnicking. Boating. Beach. Playground. Fishing)
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220.7
1119 ft.
Junction US 69
Junction of Iowa higway US 69. Decatur County Golf and Country Club.
141.0
226.9
1132 ft.
Decatur City, IA
Community of Decatur City, Iow. Some services.
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227.7
1102 ft.
Junction of Interstate 35 - Decatur City, Iowa
Community of Decatur City, Iowa, services

144.5
232.6
915 ft.
Creek
Crossing Creek.
147.6
237.5
1030 ft.
Access to Grand River, IA
A couple miles north to Grand River, Iowa and the Shewmaker County Park. Creekside park.
153.0
246.2
1191 ft.
Kellerton, IA
Community Kellerton, Iowa. Limited Services.
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258.5
1135 ft.
Park
Poe Hollow County Park.
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260.6
1217 ft.
Junction of Iowa highway US 169 - Mt Ayr, Iowa
Community of Mt Ayr, Iowa. East to Poe Hollow County park one mile. Amenities: Camping - Electric and Primitive sites, picnic sites, water, hiking.

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261.8
1217 ft.
Mount Ayr, IA
Community of Mount Ayr, Iowa. Judge Lewis Recreational Park (city park). Poe Hollow Park & Ringgold Trailway. Sun Valley Lake & Resort, golf course and boating. Fife's Grove & Loch Ayr, park/lake.
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262.6
1220 ft.
Hospital
Ringgold County Hospital.
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264.4
1194 ft.
US 169
Junction Iowa highway US 169 South.
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269.5
1102 ft.
Access Lake
South a mile to Walnut Creek Lake. Small lake with road access.
169.0
271.9
1093 ft.
Benton, IA
Village of Benton, Iowa.
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307.0
1191 ft.
Bedford, IA
Community of Bedford, Iowa. Junction Iowa highway #148. Historic Taylor County Courthouse. Taylor County Museum. Bibbins Park. Lake Of Three Fires State Park. Taylor County Fair (3rd full week-end in July, Tractor Pull, Bull Riding and Demolition Derby).
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325.9
1230 ft.
New Market, IA
Community of New Market Iowa. Limited Services.
206.6
332.5
968 ft.
Creek
Bridge over creek.
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334.9
997 ft.
US 71/ Park
Junction of Iowa Highway US 71. North a mile to Nodaway Valley County Park.

208.4
335.3
968 ft.
River
Bridge over small river.
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337.7
1027 ft.
Clarinda, IA
City of Clarinda, Iowa. Clarinda Lied Community Center.
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348.6
1135 ft.
Yorktown, IA
Village of Yorktown, Iowa. No services.
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354.2
1119 ft.
Park
Pioneer County Park. Small lake. Picnicking.
228.6
367.9
1043 ft.
Shenandoah, IA
Community of Shenandoah, Iowa. Iowa Walk of Fame. Shenandoah Historical Museum. Wabash Arts Camp Murals. Bricker Botanical Center. Everly Brothers childhood home.
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373.2
928 ft.
River
Crossing small river.
237.7
382.6
1014 ft.
Access to Riverton, IA and Wildlife Area
South a few miles to Riverton, Iowa and the Riverton Wildlife Management Area, just Northwest of the town.
241.4
388.5
1027 ft.
Junction of Iowa highway US 275 - Sidney,Iowa
Community of Sidney, Iowa. Some services. Sidney Iowa Championship Rodeo (End of July).NOTE: Iowa Route 2 overlaps ends at this point
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392.9
1033 ft.
Golf
Fremont County golf course.
246.1
396.1
1122 ft.
US 275
Junction Iowa highway US 275 South to Hamburg, Iowa.
248.0
399.1
1178 ft.
Waubonsie State Park
Waubonsie State Park. Picknicking, camping, hiking trails, Wa-Shawtee nature center, camping, fishing.
253.5
407.9
925 ft.
Interstate 29
Junction Iowa Interstate 29.
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412.9
915 ft.
Missouri River/ Nebraska Border
Bridge at Missouri River and Nebraska City, Nebraska. Arbor Lodge State Historical Park and Arboretum. Arbor Day Farm Tree Adventure. Nebraska City Museum of Firefighting. Civil War Veterans Museum at G.A.R. Hall. Old Freighters Museum. River Country Nature Museum. Taylor-Wessel-Bickel (Nelson) House. Wildwood Historic Home, Art Gallery, & Gift Barn. Kimmel Orchard. Mayhew Cabin and Historic Village. Missouri River Basin Lewis and Clark Interpretive Trail and Visitor Center. Steamboat Trace Trail. JL9