Hiram Cole and his brother in law, Lawrence McNamee founded the town of Colesburg, Iowa in Section 4 of Colony Township on August 10, 1848. The current population is 439.

Colesburg is located along Highway 3 on the northeast corner of Delaware County, approximately 25 miles northeast of Manchester. We are approximately 4 miles east of Fountain Springs Park and Twin Bridges.

Local points of interest include the Veteran’s Memorial and Pride Park complete with gazebo and beautiful flower garden located on Main Street. City Park sits just off Main Street to the west. This beautiful complex contains two shelters, and also softball, tennis, and sand volleyball courts. The park shelters and parking lots provide easy access to the playground and permanent restrooms. A nine hole public golf course and municipal swimming pool sit in the southeast portion of town and provide fun for the whole family.

Variety of free services available including: books, magazines, videos, audio books, large print books, Iowa section, children’s library, computers with Internet access, children’s learning software, electric library, interlibrary loan, genealogy department (microfilm & reader), copy machine, fax, typewriters, Iowa & City Code Books, reference materials, atlas & maps, adult & children’s programming.

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Hours

Monday 1:00-6:00
Tuesday 1:00-8:00
Wednesday 4:00-8:00
Thursday 9:00-2:00 P.M.
Friday 1:00-5:00 P.M.
Saturday 9:00-12:00

Contact:

220 Main Street
Phone & Fax: 563-856-5800
colepl@mwci.net

Director:

Carol Walthart

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Phone: 563 928-6412
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Phone: 563-856-2415

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Colesburg United Methodist Church

Pastor:

Joan Thomas

Contact:

563-856-4145
column@iowatelecom.net

Sunday Services-Winter Hours:

Sunday School: 10:15 a.m.
Morning Worship: 9:00 a.m.
Weekly programs for all ages

St. Patrick’s Catholic Church

Pastor:

Father John Freiderick

Phone:

563-928-6938

Mass:

8:30 Sunday Morning
1st Friday of Month: 7:00 a.m.

Colesburg

439

Population

www.colesburgia.com

Mayor:

Richard Sampson
Phone: 563-856-3185
Fax: 563-856-2096

City Council:

Roger Waterman
Jodi McCabe
Rex Meyer
Tom Forkenbrock
Jim Diers

City Clerk:

Julie Wessel
Phone: 563-856-3185
Fax: 563-856-2096
Office address: 317 Main Street
Office hours: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri: 8-1 and Wednesday: 1-6:00 P.M.

Council Meetings:

Held the second Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at the community center located at 220 Main Street.

Fire Chief:

Dennis Payne
Phone: 563-856-4600

Ambulance Department:

Rhonda Juran
Phone: 563-856-2155

Utilities:

Water & Sewer: City of Colesburg
Telephone: Windstream
Electric: Alliant Energy
Gas: Black Hills