DeWitt, Iowa… Your new hometown!

Welcome to DeWitt, Iowa, the “Crossroads to Opportunity” ! DeWitt is located at the crossroads of four-lane Highways 30 and 61 and is a part of the historic Lincoln Highway.  DeWitt is the second largest community in Clinton County, Iowa and is known to be safe, clean, and friendly. We are proud to be ranked as one of the Best Places in Iowa for Young Families!  

High quality of life is important to DeWitt residents, and it is full of opportunities for all ages. You will feel right at home in this welcoming community of approximately 5,300 and are invited to experience the comforts of small-town living while being just minutes away from large city life. Take in the beauty, recreation, culture, and community pride found in DeWitt. Living in 

DeWitt Delivers an exceptional quality of life!  DeWitt Delivers an extensive variety of housing options, a top notch school system, short commute times, charming retail shops and unique restaurants, a diverse faith community, and a strong community network. Larger city amenities can also be found within a 20 minute radius, including major retailers, semi-professional sports teams, casinos, art museums, ballet, symphony, big-name concert venues and the Mississippi riverfront! View DeWitt’s 2010 Census Information. 

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Why have others chosen to call DeWitt their Hometown?  

Housing, Housing, Housing! Pride of ownership shows throughout the fast growing community of DeWitt.  Whether driving through established neighborhoods or admiring newly constructed homes, you will soon know why families of all ages are proud to call DeWitt HOME!  Click here to learn more about housing in DeWitt!

Exceptional Education System!  Education is at the heart of the DeWitt community and we take great pride in our schools.  Our dedicated teachers and staff in combination with a strong community support helps to ensure that our children receive an excellent education that meets and exceeds expectations. Click here to learn more about schools in DeWitt!

A Wide Range of Healthcare Options! DeWitt offers a number of options for the region’s healthcare needs, ranging from a full-service, state-of-the-art hospital to family health clinics, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists. Each is committed to providing quality, patient-centered care. Click here to learn more about healthcare in DeWitt!

Variety of Amenities! Outstanding recreational opportunities are abundant in DeWitt. The City of DeWitt’s Parks & Recreation Department supplies a wide range of programs for children and adults, as well as offering many park and outdoor activities. DeWitt is home to over a half dozen well-maintained parks.  Within these green spaces, amenities are vast and include an 18-hole disc golf course, walking and bike trail, mountain bike trail, sports fields, dog park, skate park, basketball courts and plenty of green space. Click to learn more about Entertainment, Outdoor Recreation and Attractions in DeWitt!

Short Commute Time!  DeWitt is located at the crossroads of four-lane Highways 30 and 61, just about 20 miles from the Quad Cities and Clinton. 


Here is what people are saying about DeWitt… 

“My husband and I chose DeWitt when we were looking for a home five years ago. After doing some research, we knew it was the right choice for us. The school system is top notch. We also loved the downtown area and the parks. The proximity to my husband’s job in Clinton and my work in the Quad Cities makes DeWitt a perfect place to call home.” - Rachael Vopatek, DeWitt Resident

"DeWitt offers all the ingredients for a well-rounded, full life." - Cheryl  Brackey, DeWitt Resident

"We are so grateful to be living in a small town that supports a K-12 school system, a grocery store, chain and local restaurants, a hospital and a variety of medical professionals." - Jill Zimmerman, DeWitt Resident


Click below to view our new DeWitt Community Guide, contact the DCDC if you want to recieve a print version of the guide. 


View the Community Guide as a Flipbook here or as website content

Other Helpful Links!

DeWitt Vistor's Guide

Google Map of DeWitt

City of DeWitt 

Central School District 

Saint Joseph’s School 

Daycare Centers/Preschools

In Home Daycare Resources

DeWitt Realtors

DeWitt Parks & Recreation Department

Click here to contact us today or call us at 563-659-8500 with any questions you may have about living in DeWitt, Iowa or to receive your own relocation guide. If you are a new resident to DeWitt or started working in DeWitt but live a outside community please contact us to receive a Welcome To DeWitt Kit!

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