Monona County’s Seat, Onawa, is a quaint rural community nestled between the beautiful Loess Hills and the Missouri River along the I-29 corridor.
Onawa is a community with a rich and colorful history, from the Lewis & Clark Expedition to the origins of Eskimo Pies.
Onawa has an active community calendar, which includes the Monona County Fair, the Annual Swap Meet, Graffiti Night, Lewis & Clark Festival, Ventures and ONABIKE. The community offers a variety of recreational opportunities including the great city parks, the picturesque Loess Hills, the Gramm Conservation Area and Lewis & Clark State Park.
The City of Onawa is a leader partner in Monona County Economic Development.