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Belva Deer Lake & Recreation AreaContact:    
Keokuk County Conservation Board
PO Box 323
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-3757


Located 5 miles NE of Sigourney, Iowa
The Belva Deer Recreation Area is the Keokuk County Conservation Board's largest and most heavily used area. It is located two miles east and two miles north of Sigourney. Facilities at the 1,669 acre park include eight picnic shelters, camping areas, showers with flush toilets, eight miles of hiking and horse trails, seven fishing ponds, and a 260 acre lake. The lake has a large beach area on the north side of the lake with plenty of space for family gatherings.

Dumont MuseumContact:   
Lyle & Helen Dumont
20595 255th Street
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-9937


Located 3 miles South and then West on Highway 149.
If you like tractors, dolls, toys, wagons, machinery and an operating Lionel Train Layout, this is a museum that can't be missed.

Keokuk County Court HouseContact:   
Court House
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-2320


Open 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday
The neoclassical building, built in 1910, contains a display of Indian relics in the lobby. The upper stories contain 4 murals painted by C.E. Rang of Chicago in 1912. There are also large oil paintings of Lydia Huntley Sigourney and Chief Keokuk and a stained glass dome.

Keokuk County Historical Society MuseumContact:   
402 East Elm
Sigurney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-3005


Wednesday thru Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Group tours by appointment. The Historical Society houses a museum of Keokuk County artifacts and a genealogy department with cemetery records and obituaries. They also have photographs, quilts, books, maps, and antiques on display throughout the building.

Legion ParkContact:   
City of Sigourney
West Spring Street
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-3080


Located on the west side of Sigourney, Legion Park is home to five picnic shelters, grills, playground, basketball court, tennis court, horseshoe pits and the Municipal Swimming Pool.

It is also the final resting ground for the Lockheed T-33A Shooting Star #58-0579.

Lewis Memorial FountainContact:  
Sigourney Area Development Corp.
Court House Lawn
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-2288


North East Corner of Courthouse Lawn, Downtown Sigourney. The fountain was a gift to the town of Sigourney from Mr. and Mrs. John Q. Lewis in memory of their daughter Ethel Beatrix. The three-pooled fountain was dedicated in 1940, and is in operation May through September featuring a spectacular, rotating light show.

Sigourney Public LibraryContact:   
720 East Jackson Street
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-2890
Fax: 641-622-3391

Our new library opened in 2005 and is located on Highway 92 East. It offers 7,000 square feet of space, including a large meeting room and four public access computers. Stop in and enjoy the wonderful selection of books, videos, audio books, CD's and DVD's that are available.

The Stone HouseContact:  
321 North Shuffleton
Sigourney, IA 52591
Phone: 641-622-3005


Built in 1855, the oldest house in Sigourney is maintained as a museum by the Keokuk County Historical Society. Open By Appointment - Call Wednesday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Wooden Wheel VineyardsContact:    
Mike & Connie Vincent
1179 Highway 92
Keota, IA 52248
Phone: 641-636-2180


Welcome to Wooden Wheel Vineyards! Come join us for a glass of fine wine in our historic Vincent Family Event Center. Easily accessible, we are located in southeast Iowa on Iowa Highway 92 between Sigourney and Washington. Our comfortable and charming space is the perfect place to relax with others or to just escape with a glass of fine wine. Our event center is ideal for gatherings such as weddings, receptions or any social event.

Our wine experts are always available to educate you about wine and demonstrate wine tasting techniques. We also serve a selection of imported cheese, baked goods, and pastries.

The Vincent Family Event Center is the perfect location for your next gathering.
Open soon daily 10 am to 8 pm - April 1st, 2011

Your Iowa Vacation Starts here!Contact:    
Sigourney Area Development Corp.
112 E. Washington Street
Sigourney, IA 52591-1445
Phone: 641-622-2288
Fax: 641-622-2396

While you are in Iowa, come visit Sigourney.

"WHERE TRADITION MEETS TOMORROW"

Legion Park includes five picnic shelters, a basketball court, tennis court, a play ground, ball fields and a newly remodeled swimming pool and bath house.

Lake Belva Deer recreation area is located NE of Sigourney off Hwy 92 and can accommodate boating, activities, fishing, swimming and camping.

Sigourney Golf and Country Club sports a hilly and tree-lined nine-hole golf course.

Stay in our Newest 26 room Motel "Belva Deer Inn @ 641-622-3200

Sigourney is the county seat of Keokuk County.

Whether you come for the day, or come to stay, we are confident you will see Sigourney as we do-a place to visit, to live, to work, to organize, to play, to heal, to learn, to eat, to sightsee, to shop, to relax……… to call home.