Quality Living, Next to Nature

A peaceful, yet progressive community of 2734 citizens, Eldora is the county seat of Hardin County. Come take a look at the town that offers quality living through the community, through education, recreation and job opportunities.

Unlike many smaller communities in Iowa, Eldora sets itself apart with its proximity to Pine Lake State Park, offering unparalled landscapes and recreational opportunities!

The surrounding communities of Hubbard, New Providence, Ackley, Iowa Falls have much to offer.  Eldora Iowa Realty is your source for listings in these communities a well.



The TOWN SQUARE showcases the beautiful county courthouse, surrounded by flowering crab trees, that is centered among many unique shops and businesses.

SIX EATING ESTABLISHMENTS are available for a variety of tastes and entertainment.

THE ELDORA PUBLIC LIBRARY, newly built in 1999, is a valuable asset to families and the community alike with its public access to computers and a great collection of literature, in addition to a meeting room facility and educational programs for children.

THE GRAND THEATER, refurbished and operated by volunteers, is a magificent retro-style theater that shows current popular movies nightly , with a weekday matinees, for only minimal admission!

THE ELDORA CLINIC AND OTHER DOCTORS provide convenience and peace of mind to Eldora residents in need of healthcare. TWO NURSING HOME FACILITIES are also available for elderly loved ones.

KDAO RADIO and the HARDIN COUNTY INDEX NEWSPAPER keep Eldora residents informed of local happenings, as well as national issues.

MANY CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS are represented within the city that are business related, social in nature or specifically for children-- all with community betterment in mind.

AREA CHURCHES include the Assemblies of God, First Baptist Church, Ivester Church of the Brethren, St. Mary's Catholic Church, the First Congregational Church, St. Paul's Lutheran Church, and the United Methodist Church.
DAYCARE can be an essential factor for young families in choosing a home. The Eldora Children's Center is owned by both school and city and provides a new facility for both full and part-time children. In addition, a large network of in-home providers are available in the area.



Education in Eldora includes the Eldora-New Providence Elementary School which includes Pre-Kindergarden through fifth grade students. Students in grades 6-8 attend school in nearby Hubbard at South Hardin Middle School through a whole-grade sharing program. South Hardin High School is located in Eldora and was awarded a bronze medal by US News and World Report as part of "2009 America's Best High Schools" with less than 2000 schools nationally and 52 in Iowa.

A 11:1 STUDENT/TEACHER RATIO creates an exellent educational experience, in addition to the extracurricular activities available to children of all ages and abilities.

The high school, built in 1993, is a fantastic facility, with a modern media center and large number of computers throughout the school. Additionally, the school houses a new state-of-the-art auditorium and is surrounded by top-notch athletic facilities including an all-weather track.

PINE LAKE COUNTRY CLUB, open to the public, was once voted the nation's best 9 hole golf courses by the National Golf Association. Both challenging and picturesque, the course is one of Eldora's best kept secrets.

With golf events and social events throughout the year, affordable green fees and memberships, and a "walk-on" policy, this club is a great focal point for socialization and recreation.
ELDORA AQUATIC CENTER, newly built in 2007, is a $ 2.7MM pool and recreation area that offers a fantastic recreational opportunity for patrons of all ages and abilites. This state-of-the-art facility offers 5 slides, zero-depth entry and a current channel.

TWISTER PARK is nestled amongst great oak tress and plays host to several recreational facilities. "Twister Park", an enormous wooden playground is a dreamland for kids, with its many bridges, swings and slides. This park also conveniently has the Eldora Aquatic Center, Little League ball diamond and a 4 court, lighted tennis facility, newly built in 1999.

DEER PARK overlooks the scenic Iowa River and attracts many residents with its unique playground equipment, nature trails and fenced deer and goat habitat.

THE HARDIN COUNTY FAIRGROUNDS showcases the annual county fair, with its livestock and 4H shows.

THE PINE LAKE WILDLIFE AND ARCHERY CLUB, Iowa's olderst private conservation club, invites its members to enjoy 40 timbered acres, in addition to hosting well-known archery events for people fo all ages.


Numerous job opportunities exist in and around the Eldora area. Some of Eldora's largest employers include:

Dodger Manufacturing
Eldora Plastics
Fareway Grocery
Farm Services
Gehrke Construction
Hardin County Savings Bank
Heart of Iowa Telephone
Remington Seeds
McDonald Construction
Midwest Liquid Systems
Quality Products
US Manufacturing
United Suppliers, Inc.
Whink Products

Wolf Creek Products

Let us know how we can assist you in a comfortable move to Eldora.  Give the Iowa Realty Team a call today !

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500 Oak St
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Living Area: 960 SqFeet
2201 Edgington Avenue
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
101 Walnut
New Providence, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Living Area: 1,248
1107 12th Avenue
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 2
Living Area: 2,444 SqFeet
102 Kearney
Union, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 1
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1010 15th Avenue
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Living Area: 1,080 SqFeet
30856 250th St
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
MLS Number: 53014131
Bathrooms: 0
2114 15th Avenue
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 4
Bathrooms: 3
Living Area: 1,904 SqFeet
  • 500 Oak St
  • 2201 Edgington Avenue
  • 101 Walnut
  • 1107 12th Avenue
  • 102 Kearney
  • 1010 15th Avenue
  • 30856 250th St
  • 2114 15th Avenue
500 Oak St
Eldora, IA
Hardin County
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 1
Living Area: 960 SqFeet
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