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Welcome to Union County, Iowa. We invite you to Rise Up with us, as we are located in the southern part of Iowa at the highest point of the BNSF railway between Galesburg, Illinois and Lincoln, Nebraska.
Creston is the county seat of Union County and is the largest city west of I-35 and south of I-80 in Iowa, making it a regional retail hub. Creston has many unique shops and boutiques where hospitality is of the highest priority. Creston continues to be a growing hub city for southwest Iowa.
Union County is the home of Greater Regional Health, Southwestern Community College (SWCC) and Buena Vista University (BVU). Union county has a strong manufacturing, retail and service base. We have a variety of outdoor amenities, ideal for hiking, hunting, fishing and general outdoor enjoyment.
Our second largest city, Afton, features a newly renovated fairgrounds for our county fair and serves as a multipurpose venue location as well.
Union County truly has something to offer for everyone - we look forward to your visit!
Rise Up UC
In this video, area residents highlight reasons to Choose Union County, Iowa. UCDA partnered with our interns, Maddie Travis and Becca Ross, KSIB Radio and the CAST Classroom to bring you this video, Choose UC.
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