North Linn Fish & Game

North Linn Fish & Game is an established sportsman club located just outside of Central City. It has been in operation for more than 60 years and is supported by annual memberships. The club offers: a modern clubhouse, covered shooting ranges, automatic trap shooting, archery tower and competitive rifle matches. The range is open for trap shooting every Wednesday night throughout the year. 

J. C. Clegg Public Library

The J.C. Clegg Public Library, located in the Falcon Civic Center in Central City and offers a variety of services including:

  • Interlibrary Loan
  • Reference Services
  • Copy and Fax Services
  • Internet & WiFi Access
  • Large Print Books
  • Magazines
  • CDs
  • DVDs
  • Word Processing Software

Meadowview Country Club

Meadowview Country Club is a nine hole public golf course located on the east edge of Central City, featuring bent grass greens and bluegrass fairways. This is a challenging course with many rolling hills. The fairways are narrow, and the greens are medium speed. There are several water hazards with sand bunkers and trees coming into play throughout the course.

Apple Kids

In partnership with the Central City Community School District ABC Daycare offers day care for children ages six weeks to twelve years of age. Separate classrooms for each age group with state mandated ratios are maintained. ABC also provides three and four year old pre-school programs, as well as before & after school care for school age children.

10 Barber Street
Central City, IA 52214

We are a community that prides itself on small town traditions and the simple ways of life. Get away from the everyday hustle and bustle in a beautiful nature-driven community.

“The Puddle” Splash Pad & Play Area

Cool off in the summer heat at "The Puddle" located on South 4th Street in Central City. The modern splash pad includes a large water play area installed in 2009 with playground equipment and picnic area.

Central City Community Schools

The Central City Community School serves students K-12 in Central City. The campus features a recently completed 3.5 million dollar high school addition, on site day care facility and the Alex Evans athletic complex. K-12 grade enrollment is less than 500  students, with a ten to one student to teacher ratio. Central City offers each student in grades 5-12 their own personal laptop computer for use at home and school.


St. Stephen's Catholic Church
4700 Valley Farm Road
Central City, Iowa

United Methodist Church
216 Commercial Street
Central City, Iowa

United Church of Christ
38 N 5th Street
Central City, Iowa

Playgrounds & Parks

Area Parks and Playgrounds

Central City is home to two city parks and three playground areas including  Brendel Park and Courtyard Park.  Brendel Park features a modern playground and covered pavilion available for public use.  Courtyard Park is home to many of the city's summertime activities including Farmer's Markets, live music and the city's 4th of July Festival and features a new performance stage. 

Linn County Fairgrounds


Falcon Civic Center

Veterans Organizations

Living in Central City