Welcome to the City of

Norwalk, IA

The City of Norwalk, Iowa welcomes you to this beautiful, growing, and thriving Metro community! Whether you choose to visit, live, work, or invest in Norwalk, we are happy to have you and hope you enjoy the community as much as we do!

Location is everything and Norwalk’s proximity to the Des Moines International Airport, major highways and interstates, as well as shared borders with Des Moines and West Des Moines make it a prime location for development, career commuting, and top rated schools. We are proud to say that Norwalk has been ranked one of the safest cities in Iowa for five years running. Be sure to check out our growing list of great restaurants, gorgeous golf courses and beautiful Lake Colchester!  

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Mayor's Message


From the moment you enter Norwalk you’ll understand why so many residents choose to call this home. In Norwalk, you’ll find safe, tranquil neighborhoods and the satisfaction of being able to enjoy all of the comfort of metro living, without traffic congestion or a lengthy commute. Our community welcomes you to enjoy our beauty, the high-quality amenities and full range of municipal services we offer.

Additionally, Norwalk is home to a school district that is continually focused on excellence and advancing student achievement. Our class sizes and facilities are a perfect fit for children of all ages and abilities. Our business community is also ready to welcome you. With a host of thriving (mostly
locally owned) businesses, you can find the products and services you need for nearly any occasion.

High-quality health care? We have it.
Great places to buy fresh groceries? They’re here.
The best burgers, Mexican, Chinese or Italian food? Look no further!
Need to get fit? We have you covered.

Our city’s Economic Development Director, active Chamber members, or helpful business community can assist you with any number of other needs you may have while living, working or playing in Norwalk.

From the minute you arrive, you’ll begin to understand why Norwalk is one of the fastest growing cities in central Iowa and how you might benefit from the wealth of opportunities in this great suburb of the Des Moines metro.

Sincerely,
Tom Phillips, Mayor
City Hall, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, Iowa 50211
Phone 515-981-0228 | Fax 515-981-0933
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