Located in Clinton County, this vibrant small town offers residents a thriving community with a “suburban meets farm” feel. Visitors will feel right at home in this welcoming community of approximately 5,300 and are invited to experience the comforts of small-town living while being just minutes away from large city life. Take in the beauty, recreation, culture, and community pride found in DeWitt as you explore homes for sale in the area.
DeWitt is located at the crossroads of four-lane Highways 30 and 61 and is a part of the historic Lincoln Highway, hence the nickname, “The Crossroads to Opportunities.” DeWitt is also served by the Union Pacific Railroad along the south side. DeWitt is the second-largest community in Clinton County, Iowa, and offers a high quality of life to its residents. The community is dedicated to providing opportunities to residents of all ages and truly has something to offer everyone.
Warm, clean, and friendly, the DeWitt downtown and surrounding community have something for everyone. DeWitt is home to the Central DeWitt Community School District (the nearby cities of Grand Mound, Low Moor, and Welton are a part of the school district as well), and homes for sale in the DeWitt, IA area are in close proximity to it.
Exceptional shops and restaurants line the streets and there are year-round festivals and celebrations for every interest.
The Summer Movies series in Lincoln Park is a great activity for the whole family (don’t forget your lawn chairs!) and Tunes in Town, held in Lincoln Park as well, brings together regional bands to show off their talents. The Clinton County Fair features tractor and truck pulls, demolition derbies, concerts, and carnival rides, and the Autumn Fest in September hosts classic cars, face paintings, live music, food, and more. Pumpkin Fest is a perfect fall activity for all ages, and the Hometown Christmas festival is a beautiful way to celebrate the holiday season.
Other popular venues that residents and visitors frequently visit include the Central DeWitt Performing Arts Center and the Operahouse Theater for plays, musicals, concerts, comedy performances, and more. DeWitt Lanes is perfect for family get-togethers, reunions, and mid-size parties of all kinds who love to bowl, and the TYCOGA Vineyard & Winery makes for a fun date night or evening out with friends.
If you would like to get outside and enjoy the beautiful weather the area offers, the city hosts a variety of opportunities for golf, mountain biking, running, biking, dog parks for spending time with your pooch, or places to cool off, like the popular Aquatic Center, where you can take a quick dip and then head back out on the town for shopping a delicious meal. No matter what you’re looking for, you can be sure that DeWitt will deliver!
Being at the crossroads of two major highways makes it easy for businesses to thrive—products can easily be transported to and from surrounding communities, states, and even internationally! These roads also make it easy for employees to commute into and out of DeWitt to work. Both young professionals and families choose to live in DeWitt because of the unique balance between the small-town lifestyle and close proximity to larger cities.
Because DeWitt is typically known as a place to live and commute, over 2,000 of its 5,300 residents choose to work outside of the city, which reflects the strength of the city’s growing economy and small (and large!) business community.
If you’re looking to move to the DeWitt, Iowa area the experts at Ruhl&Ruhl can help. Check out the links below to further explore homes for sale in Dewitt, Iowa, and don’t forget to explore Jacobson Farms of DeWitt, either. They offer newly constructed homes and are a subdivision of DeWitt. Ruhl&Ruhl is here to ensure your move is fast, fun, and stress-free.
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DeWitt was known as part of the Underground Railroad for southern slaves in the 1850s. The town was named in honor of DeWitt Clinton, Governor of New York. It was incorporated in 1858. It was, at one time, the county seat of Clinton County. It has the distinction of having been the location of the first fatal airplane accident in Iowa at the 1911 DeWitt Fair.
DeWitt has a simple mission and that is to foster a progressive local economic climate by providing resources and education for members to increase their value to their customers, employees and community.
Dewitt has a state-of-the-art hospital with an attached nursing home. DeWitt’s Main Street is filled with unique retail businesses and places to eat that you won’t find anywhere else. The city sits directly north of the railroad line that runs from Clinton to Cedar Rapids and at the junction of highways US-30 and US-61.
DeWitt features several parks and entertainment venues from an aquatic center, to parks with walking and biking trails, bowling alleys, golf course, theaters, tennis courts and swimming pool along with so much more. DeWitt has six churches and a fitness center as well.
During the year there are events always going on. Some of the most popular events are the Clinton County Fair and German Festival. The most popular event happens on the Fourth of July with a community parade and night time celebrations!