Located in northeast Iowa. Established in 1873 

2019 Park & Recreation Brochure

Park and Recreation Director Joshua Johnson has just released the 2019 Annual Brochure.  The brochure contains information on recreation leagues and registration, park and leisure facilities, Platt's Park Disc Golf Course, campground information and more.  Make plans for your summer activities!

Rental Property Registration

The City of Oelwein's new Rental and Vacant Building Program is now in effect.  Property owners must register their rental property before March 1, 2019.  Owners of multiple properties can attach this form to their registration.  A list of associated fees can be found here.  Registration of property can also be done online at www.oelweinpolice.org

Administrative Assistant Position Available

The City of Oelwein is looking for a team oriented, self-motivated, totally awesome, excellent character individual to fill the newly created full-time Administrative Assistant in the Community Development Department. Competitive salary and benefits. The ideal candidate will have experience in an office setting and the ability to work in the public sector. Must be ready to tackle the new Oelwein Rental Inspection program and help City Council work on their housing goals. Requires regular attendance, outstanding work ethic, excellent communication skills, familiarity dealing with the public, and pride in completion of related work.


Detailed job description and applications, accepted until position is filled are available at www.cityofoelwein.org or at Oelwein City Hall 20 2nd Avenue SW, Oelwein, IA 50662, Attn: Dylan. EEOC/AA

Garbage Containers

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A reminder to all residential properties in Oelwein.  Black Hawk Waste garbage and recycling totes are address specific and stay with the property.  Totes are not to be moved to a new residence.

History of Oelwein

The town of Oelwein was laid out in a corn field purchased from G.A. Oelwein on the coming of the Burlington, Cedar Rapids and Minnesota Railroad (later called the Rock Island) in 1872. Some years later... Read More

Contact Us

 (319) 283-5440
 (319) 283-4032
 20 2nd Ave. S.W.