Economic Development & Tourism

Waukon City Council
101 Allamakee Street, Waukon, IA 52172 View Map


Waukon is the county seat of Allamakee County. The city is at the headwaters of six trout streams and is in the driftless area of timbered hills and scenic landscape. The natural setting provides ample opportunity for outdoor recreation and scenic home sites.

The population is around 4,000 with a labor survey documenting the availability of 2,800 persons for employment. The local high school has facilities to use the State fiber optics cable system. Allamakee county adjoins the states of Minnesota and Wisconsin, providing proximity to industries in these states that have needs to relocate. The cost of living is low and the quality of living is high.

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