Proud of our past, excited for our future!

Welcome to Whittemore, IA - Proud of our past, excited for our future!
Heritage Corner - Located at the corner of 4th and Broad Street
Noah's Park - Fun for all ages!
Memorial Day 2013 - Outdoor program at the Community Center
Whittemore Swimming Pool - Come enjoy the fun!

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Whittemore is Home to Kossuth County's "Freedom Rock"!

Whittemore is honored to now be known as the "Home of Kossuth County's 'Freedom Rock'"!

Painted the week of June 29-July 2, 2015, the public is invited to view this…

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Giving to Don J Whittemore Fund

Consider giving to the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund.
There is still time to donate to the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund and receive the 25% State of Iowa income…
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What's Happening



31 Mar

Relay for Life Breakfast Fundraiser

The "Angels Among Us" Relay for Life group will sponsor a Breakfast Fundraiser at the American Legion Hall in Whittemore on Sunday, March…read more


1 Apr

Whittemore Gun Club Annual Meeting

82nd Annual Event! Whittemore Gun Club annual meal and fundraiser to help support, maintain and improve
Kossuth County owned Siems Park. The…
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Whittemore Rocks! “Ribfest”



Saturday, May 25, 2019

LIVE Music* Keifer Brandt & Scott Larsen * - Street Dance to follow event!

Contestant Entry Fee: $50 with a $1,000 Top 3 purse & trophies!  For “Competition Rules” contact Tim at 515-320-3431 or by Email.   Coolers allowed; electricity available.

A great opportunity for the PUBLIC to sample excellent BBQ! ($7.00 per person for public to taste ribs in “People’s Choice”)

“People’s Choice” Rib Judging 4:30-6:00 pm ALL AWARDS at 6:30 p.m.


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Who We Are



Whittemore is located in the western part of Kossuth County. The town was established in 1878 and is named for a Milwaukee Railroad engineer, Don Whittemore. The town motto is “Proud of our past, excited for our future!”. Whittemore features a municipal swimming pool, Noah’s Park, a community center, a public library, and the county-owned “Siems Park” south of town. New in 2015 and beyond, Whittemore is now home to the Kossuth County "Freedom Rock"!  It can be viewed west of the American Legion Hall at 601 Broad Street.  There are a variety of annual events held in Whittemore. A two-day town…read more


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