Monona, the Garden City, reflects the best of small town living.  Enjoy a new aquatic center, three beautiful parks, & a unique Butterfly Garden & Prairie Trail.  Our Monona Historical Museum boasts the largest known display of hand-carved chains, among other treasures.  Fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, & hiking are enjoyed by locals & visitors alike.

Monona is highly regarded for our well-maintained homes, citizen involvement, excellent school system and quality of life. Winner of Iowa's First Community Betterment Award and followed by numerous first place awards in many categories, Monona can attribute this success to the energy, cohesiveness, and vision of our citizens, government, and civic organizations.

Monona's population from the 2010 Census is 1,549


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City Elections:

Monona's City Election is November  7, 2017

We have three (3) council positions open and the position of Mayor is also open. 

Papers can be filed anytime between Monday, August 28, 2017 and ends at 5 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017.  They need to be filed at the Clayton County Courthouse; Auditor's office.


Just a friendly reminder that there is an ordinance prohibiting blowing grass clippings into the city street.  Thank you for your cooperation!


Looking for a way to get more involved in your City Government?  How about volunteering on one of our many committees.  We currently have openings on our:

Planning and Zoning Committee


Zoning Board of Adjustments

Stop by City Hall for more information!





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City of Monona
104 E. Center Street
PO Box 298
Monona, IA 52159


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