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Keokuk Woman's Center

With a population of approximately 12,000, Keokuk is one of Lee County's largest, majestic and naturally beautiful communities. Magnificent mansions wide steep wooded cliffs above the ingenious lock system and a hydroelectric plant on the Mississippi River. Know as the "Gateway City" because of its ideal location for business and industry.

Keokuk has a public school system which includes four elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school, along with a private elementary school. Keokuk is also home to a campus of Southeastern Community College (Iowa).

Music and theatre are enjoyed each summer in Keokuk. The city is home to "Rollin' on the River," a local blues festival. Every Saturday evening starting at 7:00 PM some of the best tri-state area all original bands perform at "Music at the Mall" at the River City Mall located at 300 Main Street. Keokuk is also home to the Great River Players, a thespian troupe that strives "to provide quality amateur theatrical productions for the tri-state area by encouraging members of the surrounding communities to express their creative abilities in all aspects of live theatre.

Keokuk is a short drive south of Burlington, Iowa which serves a population of approximately 50,000 residents. Great River Medical Center is a 378-bed regional, integrated health-care system is located in Burlington. The regional center includes state-of-the-art facilities for emergency treatment, acute care and outpatient services. It also is home to the area's first permanent dialysis center, full-service rehabilitation, cancer care centers, and helicopter-transport service.

Keokuk is located along the pristine shores of the Mississippi River. Illinois is just across the river. Missouri is a short drive downstream. Two hours north are the Iowa-Illinois Quad Cities; Chicago, St. Louis, and Des Moines are also easily accessible. Kansas City, Minneapolis-St. Paul, Detroit and Memphis are unhurried one-day trips.

For more information visit www.keokukchamber.com

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