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Adair, Iowa is a small town located in Adair and Guthrie counties of Iowa. With a population of around 800 people, it is situated in the southwestern part of the state. Adair is known for its beautiful parks, historic sites, and friendly people. The White Pole Road Scenic Byway runs through the heart of Adair, bringing many visitors from Iowa and the surrounding states.

One of the most unique structures in Adair is the Adair Viaduct. This historic bridge spans the Iowa Interstate Railroad for 192 feet and is located as you enter Adair from the interstate. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.

Another must-see attraction in Adair is the Jesse James Historical Park. Located a mile and a half west of Adair, this 7-acre park is home to a large steam engine wheel with a plaque that marks the spot where Jesse James and his notorious gang of outlaws staged the world’s first robbery of a moving train on the evening of July 21, 1873.

The Adair Smiley Face Water Tower is another iconic landmark in Adair. Built in 1937, this 250,000-gallon yellow water tower was erected in 1979 and is still in use today. It has become an iconic symbol of the town and is incorporated into the logos of several local businesses.

If you’re looking for delicious food in Adair, you won’t be disappointed. The Chuckwagon Restaurant serves homestyle American food, including burgers, sandwiches, salads, and more. They also offer breakfast all day and have lunch specials Monday through Friday. The Dew Drop Inn serves classic American fare, including burgers, sandwiches, and fries. They also have daily specials and homemade pies.
Whether you’re visiting Adair for its beautiful parks or historic sites, you’re sure to find something to love about this charming town
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