This report is a summary of the observations and recommendations resulting from an Iowa Downtown Resource Center Walk Around conducted in Whittemore, Iowa on July 31,…read more
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…read more
The Whittemore Swimming Pool is OPEN!
July hours 1pm-5pm daily (weather & staff permitting)
August hours 1pm - 6pm daily (weather…read more
"Purple Heart Day" at the Whittemore Legion
National Purple Heart Day 2020. Purple Heart Day is observed on August 7 each year and…read more
Members of the Whittemore American Legion serve BBQ chicken and sweet corn at
601 Broad Street. Serving starts at 5pm until gone, Carry-Out…read more
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