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Welcome Home

To the heart of some of the most beautiful land in Iowa.

Wadena is located in Northeast Iowa, Fayette County, Illyria township, on the banks of the Volga River. It is approximately 50 miles west of the Iowa-Wisconsin border. Wadena is in the heart of some of the most beautiful land in Iowa, featuring picturesque farms, winding creeks, and rolling hills. The Visit Wadena page will show you the way to find trails, rivers, scenic routes, bridges and historical sites.


Annual Events

Wadena Easter Egg Hunt
Saturday before Easter 10am- City Park


Firemen's Chicken BBQ Supper

First Sunday in September: 5-8:30pm


Lima Leaf Day at Lima Church

First Sunday in October: 11am-2:30pm


Wadena Community Church Fall Festival

November: Supper, Sale, Auction 


Visit from Santa

December - Wadena Fire Station


This site is managed and paid for by members

of the Russell & Hazel Jones family

In memory of:

Russell & Hazel Jones

and Cynthia (Jones) Lantz

Please contact Melanie to submit or correct any information related to this site. 

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