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Stockport

Van Buren's youngest village just turned one hundred in 1987. The community is located in the northeast corner of the county and is known for its flags and beautiful county park.

For those who are stirred by the sight of flags, Stockport has not one, not two, but 285 of them flying on four different occasions each year, weather permitting. Those days are Memorial Day, Flag Day, Independence Day and Veterans Day. Come and see the "Avenue of Flags."

Nearby to the northeast is Morris Park. Remote and quiet, it is a camping retreat for those seeking refuge from the crowding and noise of tourist traps. It also features historic buildings with relics on display as well as a stocked pond.

More Stockport history

Annual Community Events

  • Stockport Barbecue Days (Labor Day weekend) - Truck Pull (Friday evening), Antique Tractor Pull, Parade, BBQ- noon luncheon, slo-pitch softball marathon, prince & princess contest, baby contest, pedal pull, Peavine Line Museum (Depot) open for tours.

City Offices & Facilities

  • City Hall - (319) 796-2135
  • Fire-First Responders - (319) 796-2132
  • Stockport Public Library
    Phone & Fax: (319) 796-4681
    E-mail: stocklib@netins.net
    Library Director/Librarian: Evanica Brewn
    Hours: Mon & Wed: 3 - 6 PM; Thurs: 9 AM - NOON
  • Van Buren Middle School - (319) 796-4414

Utilities

  • Electric- Alliant Energy  www.alliantenergy.com 800-255-4268 (800-ALLIANT)
  • Telephone- Van Buren Telephone  www.vbtelco.com  319-293-3187
  • Cable- Starwest  319-293-6336
  • Water- City of Stockport 319-796-2135

 Stockport demographic information



 
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