Adel is home to approximately 4,000 people. We are located in Dallas County Iowa about 13 miles West of the intersection of Interstate 80 and Interstate 35. Adel has been a community since 1847, growing with pride, to be the community it is today. Adel is one of a few towns in Iowa with brick streets paving the down-town area. Our brick streets connect us to our past much like this Web site connects us to our future.
Welcome to Adel, Iowa. We're glad you came to visit and we hope you enjoy this site. Please let us know what you think along with any suggestions of things you'd like to see on this site by using our comments form or by calling City Hall at (515) 993-4525
Adel Historical Museum - Special Event
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Beginning late winter/early spring 2014, the City of Adel will transition to a postcard utility bill and an online-only newsletter to increase savings and enhance the City's sustainability efforts. For more information, please click here.
City Election - Tuesday, November 5
The City of Adel held its regular City Election on Tuesday, November 5, 2013. To view the official results for the City only, please click here. To view results from across Dallas County, please click here.
What's New In Adel
The City has created a new webpage on its website to provide updates about what's new in the City. Please click the tab "What's New In Adel" at the top of the page or click here for more information.
City of Adel Has Been Awarded a Community
Development Block Grant of $500,000 from
the Iowa Economic Development Authority
for Downtown Revitalization of the
City's Historic Downtown
The City of Adel has announced that it has been awarded a grant that will be used to revitalize the City's historic downtown courthouse square district. Please click here for the press release and more information.
Do You Need Internet Access to Stay Connected?
The City has several wireless hotspots including Brick Street Books and Cafe and the Adel Public Library. There are also computers connected to the Internet via broadband available for public use at the Adel Public Library, Dallas County Human Services, Iowa State Extension Office, and limited usage at Adel Assisted Living. The City has several broadband service providers. Please contact City Hall for a complete listing. For further information on broadband availabilty and awareness, please visit Connect Iowa at http://www.connectiowa.org/
Adel Implements Residential Tax Abatement Program
This program has been amended to allow homes built through 2016 to be eligible for 100% tax abatement for 7 years. For more information about this program, please click here.