City of Stanwood....A Great Place to Live!

In the City of Stanwood, we are defined less by boundaries on a map than by the sense of shared values our residents hold dear. Small town values makes the City of Stanwood a wonderful place to call home.

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Employment Opportunity


The City of Stanwood, Iowa, (population 684) is accepting applications for a Public Works Director.  Duties include, but are not limited to:   operation of water distribution and treatment systems, operation of wastewater system, snow removal, parks,...

City Elections


City Elections are Coming! Up for election are 2 council seats and the Mayor. Affidavit of Candidacy and Nomination Petition are available at City Hall. They must be turned in by 5pm on September 19th to City Hall or Cedar County Auditor. 

City of Stanwood Launches a Brand New Website! Subscribe Today!


We are excited to announce that our new website has launched and includes all the information our community needs. Check back often, as we will be adding information every day. Subscribe and receive news and alerts via email and text. Let us know what you...