Keota, Iowa

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Keota, Keokuk County, IA
Elevation: 797 feet
2010 census: 1,009 people
Median Family income: $43,393
7.6% of families are below poverty level
54% of adults are married
Median age is 40.9 years
82.7% are HS graduates
17% have Bachelor's degree
16.9% are Veterans

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Keota Swimming Pool

A fifty meter heated outdoor swimming pool with an 8 foot depth is located at Lagos Acres. The pool is open to the public and has a bath house and concession stand. It is open from Memorial Day through Labor Day and offers a variety of swimming lessons and aerobic classes.

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Lagos Acres Golf and Country Club

Lagos Acres Golf and Country Club at the east edge of Keota features a nine hole golf course. The gently rolling 40 acre course features 2 ponds, tree lined fairways, cart rentals and clubhouse. Regular summer events are Men's League on Wednesday evening, Women's League on Tuesday mornings, Couple's League every other Friday and a variety of weekend tournaments. More information ....

Wilson Park

This city park features a full size ball diamond with fenced in field and dugouts, bleachers, concession stand, restrooms and batting cage. Nearby is a second small ball field for peewee games. The fully shaded park and playground has a picnic shelter with a dozen tables, grills, basketball court and water.

Kewash Trail

A 14 mile trail, former railroad bed, links Keota, West Chester and Washington. It is open year round for hiking, biking and other non-motorized recreation. More information ....

Keokuk County

Belvadeer Recreation Area

The Belva Deer Recreation Area, a Keokuk County Park is located ten miles west of Keota. Facilities at the 1,600 acre park include eight picnic shelters, camping area with 56 electric and 11 primitive sites, showers with flush toilets, trailer dumping station, eight miles of hiking and horse trails, seven fishing ponds, and a 260 acre lake. The lake has a large beach area on the north side of the lake with plenty of space for family gatherings. There are five cabins for rent that each sleep six and are fully furnished and have restrooms, shower, stove and refrigerator. More information....

Washinton County

Lake Darling

Lake Darling State Park, located approximately 30 miles southeast of Keota, is 1,417 acres in size, including a beautiful 302-acre lake with almost 18 miles of shoreline. A total of 118 campsites are present, 81 with electrical hookups. The campground has 2 modern rest room buildings, as well as a conveniently located trailer dumping station. Several cabins sleep four and are equipped with a bunk bed, futon, and table with chairs. They are located only a short distance from the modern rest room and shower building in the campground. More information ...

Johnson County

Coralville Reservoir

Coralville Lake is located approximately 38 miles northeast of Keota. It's primary purpose is flood control for the Iowa River, but it offers exceptional recreation opportunities that range from camping, hiking and swimming to boating, and fossil exploration. This protected land provides a haven for the native plants and animals that would have otherwise been displaced by agriculture or urbanization.The Coralville Lake Visitor Center features exhibits on the history and natural resources of the Coralville Lake area. On display visitors will find a replica of an eagle's nest, actual fossil specimens from the Devonian Fossil Gorge (removed for preservation), and other exhibits depicting the local plant and animal life of the area. Coralville Lake has three campgrounds with over 500 campsites managed by the US Army Corps of Engineers. More information ....