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Leon, Iowa is located in Decatur County which is located in the heart of the south central Iowa. Interstate 35 and Hwy. 2 bisect the county while the Grand River meanders gracefully through our countryside. 

Decatur County has three active school districts, which offer a wide range of classes and extra-curricular activities. Graceland University, private 4-year liberal arts is also located in the area.  The friendly people, beautiful parks and quiet neighborhoods of Decatur County will make you feel right at home. Old fashioned charm and courtesy with the luxury of modern comfort and convenience add to the ambiance of the area. 

Many visitors enjoy the fine selection of antiques, collectibles and quilts found throughout the county. In Decatur's countryside lie several county and state parks that make a perfect getaway for nature buffs. Also, there are several beautiful game preserves and well stocked lakes that are sure to please those who like to hunt and fish. Pack a picnic and go hiking and make camp under the stars. Decatur County has a number of beautiful locations to choose from with both primitive and modern camping facilities, sandy beaches and nature trails. Take a drive and feast your eyes on the graceful architectures of our ancestors as several meticulously restored homes dot the landscape.

Decatur County retail and service businesses provide a well-balanced mix of services and products. Almost every need can be met in our shopping districts.  The county is home to many farms of all sizes. Cow-calf, hogs, sheep, corn soybeans and hay operations make up our agriculture base.

Decatur County has an array of lodging facilities for the traveler.    All of our communities hold celebrations and festivals throughout the year. Award winning rodeos, antique & quilt show, the 4th of July celebration all offers a wide range of activities and is home to more than 30 churches, has five public libraries, two of which offer free Internet access to patrons.


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