Keota, Iowa

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Keota, Keokuk County, IA
Elevation: 797 feet
2010 census: 1,009 people
Median Family income: $43,393
7.6% of families are below poverty level
54% of adults are married
Median age is 40.9 years
82.7% are HS graduates
17% have Bachelor's degree
16.9% are Veterans

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Keota Special Events

Fun Days

Fun Days are held the second weekend in June - See you in 2018! Events include a Fun Run, Parade, kid's games, garden tractor pull, horse shoe tournament, bean bag tournaments, food stand and much more. It is a time for class reunions, the Alumni Banquet, family reunions and visiting with friends. Many events are traditional favorites and new events are always welcome.

Fall Garage Sales

2017 Fall Garage Sales Will be September 22nd and 23rd.

Trick-or-Treat Night

Trick-or-Treat will be on the 31st this year. We will start the event off with Trick-or-Treat Up-and-Down Main Street with the businesses. We contract city hall for a full list of participants if you did not receive one from school. The Wilson Memorial Library will have a party at the library from 4:00-5:00 with activities, hot dogs, warm drinks and goodie bags. We will end the night with residential Trick-or-Treat from 5-7 p.m. Please only visit the properties with an outside light on. Please do not allow your children to venture out by themselves or if you feel they are of age to do so, remind them not to talk to strangers and be careful of traffic.

Hometown Holidays

This annual event features food and festivities throughout the community and will be held on December 2, 2017. The Eaglerock! Cookie Walk starts the day early on Saturday morning, please contact a member to buy a ticket. Wilson Memorial Library will be having Santa and Mrs. Claus at 10:30, but starting at 9:30 there will be crafts, cookies/drinks and a Christmas story will be read. The next part of the festivities is the Parade of Homes Tour from 2:30 - 7:00pm, featured homes this year are yet to be announced. There will also be a Christmas Market at Holy Trinity Hall from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The day ends with the Speech Soup Supper & Festival of Trees at Lagos Acres from 4:30-7:30 p.m., there will be homemade soup, salads, pies, and beautifully decorated trees.

Community Fund Raisers

Keota has a rich tradition of support for its many non-profit groups. These groups raise money through a variety of events. Some of them include the following:

  • Firemen's Breakfast and Golf Tournament
  • Keota Unlimited Raffle
  • Keota Education Golf Tournament
  • VFW Bingo and Sweet Corn Feed
  • St. Mary's Harvest Dinner
  • Lagos Acres Breakfast
  • UCF Chicken & Biscuit Supper