Entertainment opportunities abound in Jones
County. From exploring the outdoors to attending community events and activities, residents and visitors enjoy the
experiences that they can have here.
Visitors and residents alike enjoy beautiful state and county public lands and navigable waterways. Each public area provides space for a variety of activities from hiking to fishing to hunting to being at peace with nature. Kayaking or canoeing on the Maquoketa or Wapsipinicon Rivers are popular pastimes.
Community amenities include: public outdoor swimming pools with waterslides, fantastic public libraries, 5 golf courses, a community fitness center, an ice skating rink, several parks with children’s play equipment and more.
All of the things you need to support your household can be found in Jones County. Historic Shopping Districts, big box stores and grocery chains to meet your needs. Dining establishments exist for all of your tastes. Quick service, full-dining, cafes, coffee shops and taverns all cater to the community.
Close proximity to metro areas allow a person to live in a smaller town with a neighborly atmosphere, with easy access to bigger city amenities.
Events and activities easily fill up the calendar of residents here. The Great Jones County Fair is the crown jewel of community events and
features 4 nights of sold out concerts featuring Tim McGraw in 2015,
agricultural activities, a gigantic midway and other events.
Your workforce will be happy to call Jones County home.