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Better known as New Sharon, Iowa was developed in 1856 and occupies approximately one square mile in Mahaska county. Today, it is a friendly little town of approximately 1300 people – way out in the middle of everywhere – 12 miles north of Oskaloosa, 17 miles south of Grinnell and 15 miles east of Pella. Through more than a century and a half of growth, our town has kept its charm and beauty. NEW SHARON, IOWA  50207

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Camping Sites Available

$15.00 per night

– 50 amp full hook up sites
– Trash pickup
– Water
– Electric and Sewer308 S. Park
Prairie Village Mobile Home ParkContact Lisa at City Hall for reservations
and additional information.
Lisa Munn
City Clerk
City of New Sharon- 1293 population
phone: 641-637-4124
fax: 641-637-4184



City Ordinance 52.04

The owners, agents or occupants of all lots and parcels of ground within the City shall cut, or cause to be cut, all weeds or tall grass on their respective premises as aforesaid not later than… (read ordinance)

Did you know …. that it is not acceptable to discharge lawn clippings into a city street where it is likely to be washed into the storm sewer?

City Ordinance 135.03

It is unlawful for any person to throw or deposit on any street or alley any glass, glass bottle, nails, tacks, wire, cans, trash, garbage, rubbish, litter, offal,leaves, grass or any other debris likely to be washed into the storm sewer and clog the storm sewer, or any substance likely to injure any person, animal or vehicle.”

A copy of the June, 2014 audit report is available for review in the City Clerk’s office, in the Office of the Auditor of State and on the Auditor of the State’s website.

We welcome your comments. Please take a minute to let us know what is on your mind. Or if there is any information that would be of interest to City Hall, we would welcome the opportunity for you to share it with us.

Sites available – We have 50 amp full hook up sites with trash pickup, water, electric and sewer for $15.00 per night. Contact Lisa at City Hall for reservations and additional information.

City snow ordinances – read the PDF document of Ordinances relating to snow removal requirements; including your responsibility as a property owner along with those that maintain the properties of others.

A copy of the 2017 Water Quality report is available for your review. Clicking on the icon will take you to the PDF report.

We offer books for adults, teens and children; movies, computers, copying and wifi. There is a summer program for youth as well as a monthly book discussion group. BRIDGES