Welcome to Jewell

Living up to our name!


The gem of southern Hamilton County, Jewell, Iowa, and its rural central Iowa setting, waits to welcome you to a better way of life. A place offering job and career opportunities that make relocation easy. A lifestyle that fits your needs. For some it may be the simpler way of life, peace of knowing your home. For others, the change of seasons… to live, work and play where you know your neighbor. Come live the treasured life in Jewell! Learn More!

Relocating, finding affordable housing, and low property taxes is made easy in Jewell, Iowa. With a wide of array of housing options, the place you want to call home is waiting for you. Jewell Iowa takes pride in their friendly, safe neighborhoods. And the low cost of living is the “jewell” on top. Are you ready to find your new place to call home?  Let’s take a look!  Hamilton County MLSCentral Iowa MLS

Work Here

You have the skills. You’re ready for career advancement. The chance to increase your income. Or maybe ready for a career change. We have employers with job openings, full and part time, ready to hire, in career fields ranging from aquaculture to agribusiness, advanced manufacturing to technology. Job opportunities are not the exception, they’re the norm.  Find a job! Find your future!  Search now!

Education & Healthcare

“To prepare our children for the world in which they live”. South Hamilton Community School’s visioning statement speaks to their dedication to quality education. Located in Jewell, Iowa, South Hamilton Community School’s opportunities for Pre-K through 12th grade serve the surrounding communities by offering smaller class sizes, excellent student to teacher ratios and a commitment to technology. High School students also benefit from post-secondary enrollment options available through Iowa Central Community College and DMACC. Higher education is close at hand, with Iowa State University in Ames, IA.

State-of-the-art healthcare is provided to Hamilton County residents through Van Diest Medical Center.

Things To Do

A vibrant Midwest community, Jewell prides itself on the many and varied recreational and retail attractions. The local pool and city parks offer fun during the warm summer days. Area as well as local parades and family friendly festivals welcome young and old alike. A round of golf is ready and waiting at the Jewell Golf and Country Club. Or perhaps a walk or bike ride on our trails is more to your liking. Maybe water sports are what you are in to. Little Wall Lake just south of town offers boating, canoeing, kayaking and fishing. Plus, Hwy 69 travels through the heart of Jewell and makes it easy to get to area attractions. From kids to adults, athlete to amateur, pick your fun! 

Do Business Here

Jewell’s investment in seeing businesses thrive is evident in their business growth plans, strategy for encouraging new business opportunities and visioning for the future. Whether a small business entrepreneur or an established company wanting to expand, local and state incentives are ready. The skilled workforce is here with access to Iowa Workforce Development providing job training and employee needs.

Established industries offer opportunities, while available sites and buildings serve to make your business dream a reality. Interstate 35, just under 15 minutes away, makes doing business easy. High Speed internet makes 24/7 business happen. Large, small and everything in between, business is welcome in Jewell, Iowa! Learn more!


Community Partners

Contact Info

City of Jewell
701 Main Street
Jewell, IA  50130


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