Delaware is located on US 4 lane and Iowa Highway 20. Delaware has a population of 197. Businesses include a convenience store open Monday thru Saturday, 5:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m., Sunday 6:00 a.m. until 11:00 p.m. Also a lumber supplies company, and a go-cart track. A park with a shelter is available for your relaxation and enjoyment.

Three apartment complexes are also located in Delaware (563-922-2893).

Library services are provided by the Manchester Public Library, just a ten-minute commute from the community. The Manchester Public Library provides users with a number of wonderful services, including books, magazines and newspapers that can be loaned out for a day or several weeks. Audio and video tapes are also available on loan. The library has a children’s room with books, magazines, computers and computer games, and story hours for 3, 4 & 5 year olds.

In addition to the services mentioned above, the library has several computers available for public use, and these computers have access to the internet. There is also a Genealogical Room and a Microfilm Room for your use.


Monday – Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Manchester Public Library

300 N. Franklin Street


Manchester, Iowa 52057
Phone: 563-927-3719


Maquoketa Valley

210 South Street, Delhi, IA
Phone: (563)-922-2091

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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church


200 4th St Delaware, IA 52057

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Harlan Bond

Council Members:

Tim Glass
Billy Tibbott
Rick Lahr
Steve Mc Areavy
Lonnie Fishler

City Clerk:

Erin Learn
Phone: 563.922.2838
Office Address:
110 E. Washington St. Delaware, Iowa, 52036

Council Meetings:

Meeting held 2nd Saturday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at City Hall. No set hours.

Any questions please call City Clerk at 563-922-3044 or 563-922-2743.

Fire Chief:

Duane Elgin


Electric: Alliant Energy
Sewer: City of Delaware
Phone: Iowa Telecom