Welcome to DeWitt

Welcome to DeWitt, Iowa, the “Crossroads of Opportunity.” Centrally located in Eastern Iowa, DeWitt is at the crossroads of four-lane Highways 30 and 61 and is part of the historic Lincoln Highway. DeWitt is the second-largest community in Clinton County, Iowa, with a steadily growing population of over 5,300 residents.

DeWitt is a progressive and vibrant community that offers opportunities for all ages, including fulfilling careers, a rewarding work/life balance, a strong and diverse business community, clean and safe neighborhoods, excellent public and private schools, a top-notch health care system and abundant recreation and entertainment choices.

High quality of life is important to DeWitt residents and businesses. You will feel right at home in this welcoming community and are invited to experience the comforts of small-town living while being just minutes from large-city life. Take in the innovation, beauty, recreation, culture and community pride found in DeWitt.

Get in the “know” and stop by the German Hausbarn, home of the DeWitt Chamber & Development Company where you will learn how to “Look Local First” while you shop and dine in DeWitt. The DeWitt Chamber & Development Company has made it our mission is to lead, inform, advocate and advance business interests and promote community growth. Our core focus is to support existing businesses, attract new businesses and assist in enhancing the quality of life for our community.

The DCDC encourages all DeWitt area residents and visitors to Look Local First and support local retailers and service providers. Discover how DeWitt delivers as you Look Local First.

When we Look Local First, we create jobs, grow businesses and contribute to a thriving DeWitt community. Here at the Top 5 Reasons to Look Local First:

  1. Local business owners live in the community and have a vested interest in the future of DeWitt.
  2. Local businesses support other local businesses that are owned by our neighbors and community members.
  3. Local businesses create job opportunities for our residents.
  4. Local businesses donate more to local charities.
  5. Local businesses create character and make our community unique.

Whether you’re visiting for a few days, looking at relocating to DeWitt, or are a longtime resident, we know you will enjoy all that DeWitt Delivers.

Go local and give Chamber Bucks. The Chamber Buck program keeps money in our community, spends just like cash at over 80 different businesses and is the perfect gift for friends, employees and family. They are available to purchase at the DeWitt Chamber & Development Company, DeWitt Bank & Trust, Emma Rae’s Antiques and Unique and First Central State Bank.