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Area Realty Center in Elkader, IA
Area Realty Center
401 1st Street NW
Elkader, IA 52043
Selling Homes, not Houses
  • Locally owned real estate office
  • We strive to provide professional and ethical services to all of our clients.
  • Serving Clayton County for over 20 years
  • Visit our website: www.arearealtycenter.com/
Brenda McConnell, Broker/Owner
Call (563)245-2160
Welcome!  Explore the natural beauty, cultural heritage and recreational opportunities in Elkader, located in the Turkey River Recreational Corridor, an Iowa Great Places destination. Browse unique shops in the downtown national historic district, attend an event in our Cultural and Entertainment District, take in a first-run movie and savor local cuisine. Plan a visit today!
City Notices

2015 Recycling Schedule...get the 2015 Recycling Schedule.

Snow Removal - Between November 1 and April 1 there will be no parking allowed on City streets from 2:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m. when snow or ice removal is necessary...see snow removal notice.

Winter Weather Reminders...see winter weather reminders.

>>See all City Notices

Job Opportunities

NEICAC Transit seeking drivers in Elkader area - Contact Monica L. Roderick, Transit Driver Coordinator, Phone: 563-382-8436 ext. 121; email: monica@neicac.org
...see job ad poster

Elkader Lifestyle

Elkader Fitness Center classes - Get fitness class info at www.elkaderfitness.com.

Central Community Hospital wellness screenings and programs -
See CC Hospital events schedule at: www.centralcommunityhospital.com.

In the News

Clayton County courthouse

Workers install restored Clayton County Courthouse clock - The 117-year-old clock will chime again after four months of renovation.
see KCRG article

2014-2015 Abdelkader Global Leadership Prize essay contests for high school and college students with scholarship awards and honors. Essays due before April 15, 2015. Visit abdelkaderproject.org/contest/

Whitewater Boating - Adam Pollock, Tom Gifford and Alice Gifford talk about their experience whitewater boating in Elkader
...see video in the Telegraph Herald

A look at Elkader façade project
Sixteen local property owners participate in a project to return storefronts to their original appearance...see photos.

Upcoming Events
Jan 19
Elkader Community Awards Banquet
Feb 15
Kirstin Ihde Voice & Piano Concert
Mar 14
Ladies' Day Out in Elkader
Jul 10
Sidewalk Sales in Elkader
Aug 22 -- Aug 23
Art in the Park
Oct 08
Witches' Night Out in Elkader
Oct 31
Trick-or-Treat in Elkader
Photo Feature
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