“Welcome to the City of West Branch!!!”

We welcome the opportunity to share the story and history of our remarkable community.

The City of West Branch is the birth place of one of our most innovative and industrial U.S. Presidents… Herbert Hoover.  The City of West Branch is also known as one of Iowa’s smart rural communities, which highlights our community for: Blue Ribbon Schools, First-Rate Health Care, Smart Cutting Edge Government Services, Robust Security and Policing, and Efficient Energy Distribution and Use.

In the words of President Herbert Hoover:

“One of the crowning glories of American life is the natural leadership in every community.”

For the City of West Branch, this means leadership that adheres to these basic principles:

  • Sound and Sustainable Government
  • Modern, Professional, and Innovative Government

With a City Administration philosophy that adopts a continuing improvement business model, our aim is to combine the goals, visions, and efforts, of our Mayor, City Council, City Staff, Citizens, and Community Volunteers.

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