• The Webster County Courthouse is a historic building in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Built in 1902, it primarily houses local government offices for Webster County. It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since 1981.
  • The Fort Dodge Fire Department exists to provide fire, medical and other life safety services to those that reside, work or travel through the City of Fort Dodge.
  • Built in 1939–1940, Dodger Stadium is a product of President Franklin D. Roosevelts plan to get depression-era America back to work.
  • The main agricultural outputs from Iowa are hogs, corn, soybeans, oats, cattle, eggs, and dairy products. Iowa is the largest producer of ethanol and corn in the nation, and some years is the largest grower of soybeans as well.
  • The Fort Dodge High Bridge was built for the new Mason City and Fort Dodge Railway to make sure grades coming out of the valley never became an issue.
About Us

Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance is an efficient organization whose mission is to unify and coordinate accountable economic and community development, to enhance the quality of life in Fort Dodge, Iowa and the region.

Available Sites & Buildings

available sitesFort Dodge, Iowa and the region has a current database of available sites and building that is constantly changing due to the growth of our companies and the purchase of new buildings. 

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Business Climate

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While raising a family in Fort Dodge, Iowa, you can be rest assured that your children are receiving a superior education.  Over 80% students go on to post-secondary educational opportunities. Learn More


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With a primary market area comprising more than nine communities in a 30‐mile radius and a retail shopping pull of 125,000 people, Fort Dodge, Iowa, sits in the heart of a booming economic area.  Learn More

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