Delaware is located on US 4 lane and Iowa Highway 20. Delaware has a population of 142. Businesses include a convenience store as well as 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.

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 (CD’s & DVD’s) 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.

300 N. Franklin Street

Manchester, Iowa 52057
Phone: 563-927-3719

Manchester Library

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

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church


200 4th St Delaware, IA 52057





Lonny Fishler

Council Members:

Kevin Palmersheim
Kevin Clark
Rick Lahr
Barb Ries
Larry Tibbott

City Clerk:

Erin Learn
Phone: 563.608.0184
Office Address:
110 E. Washington St. Delaware, Iowa, 52036

Council Meetings:

Meeting held 2nd Wednesday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall. No set hours.

Any questions please call City Clerk at 563.608.0184

Fire Chief:

Duane Elgin


Electric: Alliant Energy
Water & Sewer: City of Delaware
Phone: Windstream