Files and Resources

Download a variety of files and resources related to the Villages of Van Buren.  Browse our visitor guide and collection of maps, or download articles and registration forms.


Brochures and Visitor Informaton

2016 Visitors Guide (1.9MB)
Des Moines River Water Trail Brochure (846.9K)
Map & Access points along the water trail in Van Buren County.
Bentonsport Walking Tour PDF (963.2K)
REDI Brochure (44.6K)
SELP Brochure (44K)
Keo Rlf Application Form (112.9K)
Keo Rlf Guidelines Final (209K)
Bike Van Buren Faq (338.5K)
Fantastic Road Trips of SE Iowa (1.8MB)
A guide to several fabulous day trips to surrounding counties with the Villages of Van Buren being the "hub" of the adventure!
VB Forgotten Villages (2.8MB)
Lake Sugema BCA (1.8MB)
Shimek Forest BCA (1.5MB)
Life Along the Lower Des Moines River
Community Organizations (164K)
Houses Of Worship (241.3K)
2016 Scenic Drive Brochure (1.7MB)
2016 Scenic Drive Brochure_Web (1.7MB)
2016 Christmas Brochure (3.3MB)

Registration Forms

VBC Historical Society Membership (14.9K)
Support the historical preservation efforts in Van Buren County.
Owner Occupied Guidelines 2016 1 (146.2K)
Owner Occupied Housing Application December 2015 Web 1 (346.2K)
Bike VB Liability Waiver (80.6K)
Superhero 3k Fun Run Walk 2016 (186.2K)
Chili Cookoff Rules & Registration (50K)

Attractions, Events and Itineraries

Oh The Fun You'll Have (127.3K)
Have Your Cake & Eat It Too (573.6K)
Having A Blast On A Budget (769.6K)
History Mystery Group Tour Itinerary (633K)
Day Trip Group Tour Itinerary (147.8K)
Oh How We Love To Shop (121K)
Something Old...Something New (333.4K)
Step Back In Time (474.2K)
Car Show 2016 Poster (306.3K)

Vendor Applications

2016 Bentonsport Vendor App (162.4K)
2016 Keosauqua Vendor App (465K)


Van Buren Iowa DOT Map (1.2MB)
Lake Sugema Map - Fish and Wildlife Area (592.8K)
Lake Sugema Updated Map (1.6MB)
Lake Sugema Campground (544K)
VB Public Hunting Access (299.2K)
Map of Public Hunting Areas for Van Buren and SW Lee Counties, Iowa
Township And Range West (300.9K)
Western half of Van Buren County
Township And Range East (310.7K)
Eastern half of Van Buren County
Lake Sugema Campground Layout (290K)
Historic Hills Scenic Byway (467K)
Van Buren Co. Cemetery Map (2.4MB)
Ia Vanburen Lakesugema 20736 725 0 0 1 (45.7K)
Vbco Cemeteries Gps (211.4K)
Laceykeosauquamap (46.3K)
Vovb Map Scenic Drive2016 (615.2K)


Online Friend Form (104.6K)
2017 Membership Files (385K)
Cover Letter
Return Form
Calendar of Events


The Iowa Boy (20.2K)
Read an article by Chuck Offenburger in the Des Moines Register about his trip to Van Buren County.
Historic Register_ Bonaparte School (268.6K)
Bentonsport Rose Garden March/April 2007 Edition "The Iowan" (4.3MB)
Tony Sanders' Indian Artifact Museum Feb/March 2009 Edition "Our Iowa" (3.1MB)
Abner Martin Nrhp Application (275.9K)

Iowa Temporary Food Permit Info

Lchd Temporary License Application Iowa (430.9K)
Nonprofit Flowchart (20.4K)
Operator'S Guidelines To Temporary Food Service Establishments (108K)
Pre Event Self Checklist (869.4K)