• The Webster County Courthouse is a historic building in Fort Dodge. 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 Regional Airport provides area businesses and residents with the opportunity to gain a terrific advantage. Local businesses can remain competitive, because of the availability of commercial air service.
  • Fort Dodge Fine Arts Association supports, promotes and connects visual, performing and literary artists, arts organizations and businesses.
  • Bluffs, canyons, the Des Moines River, Prairie Creek and Indian mounds are all part of the natural and cultural history that make Dolliver State Park so valuable to the people of Iowa.
  • Fort Dodge was founded in in 1869 and was originally a military fort. Fort Dodge shows economic growth and the community continues to come together to find ways to make Fort Dodge a dynamic and exciting place to live.
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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