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Founded in 1844 by settlers from Milton, Delaware, this town on the western border of the county was incorporated in 1878. More history...

The Milton Heritage Society was organized in 1974; their main project has been the restoration of the Presbyterian Church (Heritage House), which now houses the community's museum. For more information or free tours contact:641-656-4926.

The Milton Depot stands as a reminder of the bustling days when the C.B.& Q. Railroad steamed through town. The Depot is open during special community events or by calling: 641-656-4007

People of the Amish sect have recently moved into the Milton area, providing an interesting cultural mix for the community.

City Offices & Facilities

  • City Hall - (641) 656-4454
  • Fire-First Responders - (319) 293-3426
  • Milton Public Library - (641) 656-4611
  • Senior Center - (641) 656-4979


  • Electric- Alliant Energy                     800-ALLIANT (800-255-4268)
  • Telephone- Windstream                            800-347-1991
  • Cable- Starwest      319-293-6336
  • Water- City of Milton      641-656-4454

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