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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

CLICK>Beggars Night 2018


October 31st, 2018
6:00-8:00 p.m.

REMINDER: Operation of Golf Carts

City Ordinance 77
77.02 Golf carts may be operated upon the streets of the City by persons possessing a valid Iowa operator’s license, except as prohibited in Section 77.03 of this chapter… (read ordinance)

77.03 Golf carts shall not be operated upon any City street which is a primary road extension through the City.  However, golf carts may cross such a primary road extension.


ATV’s are prohibited from being operated on City streets.

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.

The primary purpose for this system is to alert the public to severe weather either incoming and/or affecting their specific area.

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