Serving Monroe, Lucas, Appanoose, Wapello, Mahaska and Marion Counties
Also Serving Southern Iowa and North Central Missouri
Are you looking for a laid-back lifestyle in a lovely setting? We invite you to find your freedom in historic Albia. Admire the Victorian-style buildings lining the square. Enjoy an array of special events and celebrations throughout the year. Spend a day of relaxation at Rathbun Lake, one of southern Iowa’s largest lakes. With great schools and a family-friendly atmosphere, there’s no better place to settle down than Albia.
Our beautiful city is on full display during the Victorian Stroll. The first Saturday of every December the people of our community assemble on the square to celebrate Albia’s Victorian heritage. Tour historic homes, browse period clothing and antiques, take a carriage ride and enjoy live entertainment. The summer brings Albia Restoration Days, another highly anticipated event in town. The celebration pays tribute to Robert Bates, the father of the restoration movement that helped to shape Albia as we know it today. Festivities include a parade, art show, vintage car displays, class reunions and more.
For a snapshot of Iowa life in the old days, visit the Monroe County Historical Museum in Albia. Check out a reconstructed coal mine shaft complete with authentic equipment and real coal. Tour period rooms affixed with antique appointments.
The outdoor enthusiast will also feel right at home in south-central Iowa. Honey Creek Resort State Park, situated on the banks of Rathbun Lake, offers a truly unique experience. Features include an indoor water park, world-class golf course, a 105-room lodge, cottages and lakeside campsites. Additionally, Rathbun Lake is a tremendous spot for sailing and fishing. The reservoir, positioned at the northwestern edge of town, is another popular destination for hiking, picnicking and water sports.
Are you searching for Iowa farmland, a Monroe County hunting tract, seasonal getaway or year-round home? Contact the knowledgeable pros at United Country – Hawkeye Farm Mgmt & Real Estate in Albia, where we embrace the future while cherishing the past.