Welcome to Creston, a community located in the beautiful rolling hillsides of southwest Iowa. As you learn about Creston, the regional center of southwest Iowa, you'll see why those who live here are proud of their community and surrounding area and look forward to sharing it with you especially during our Sesquicentennial Celebration in 2019.
Discover the opportunities that await you in Creston, including the Lakes of Union County. Experience an array of outdoor recreational opportunities unmatched in south-central Iowa. Over 2,100 acres of water including five lakes and over 6,000 acres of publicly owned parks, woodlands, prairie, and wetland are all located within a 25-mile radius of Creston.
Several events take place during the year. These include a traditional 4th of July Celebration and our annual Hot Air Balloon event that is held the third Saturday/weekend in September.