Photos courtesy of Pat Bartie, Lori Frisch and Dennis Thomsen
Learn a bit more about the history of Sumner, Iowa, going as far back as 1869!
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Sumner is the best kept secret in Northeast Iowa.
Nestled in Northeast Iowa, Sumner is located in Bremer, County along Highway 93. The community is conveniently located within an hour's drive of five colleges and universities.
Sumner is full of amenities that are standard in big city living, but come with a small town feel. The community prides itself on its safe, family-friendly environment... complete with well-kept homes, manufacturing/jobs, many churches and parks and a newly reconstructed hospital.
Sumner offers a modern public library and an aquatic center, a local grocery store, two convenience stores, several specialty shops, health care resources, a volunteer fire department, a local ambulance service... and the list goes on and on!!!
Sumner is committed to education, business growth and opportunities for all. Surrounded by rich farmland, Sumner is a short drive to bigger cities, but offers the peace and quiet of small town living.
Whether you're just passing through or coming for a visit, we're positive you'll find Sumner to be as warm and friendly as all of its citizens do.
Sumner... a place to call home, a place to work, a place to shop and relax. Sumner truly is The City with The Future!!!
The secret's out... come visit us!!!