Welcome to Granger, Iowa

Granger offers small town charm with excellent recreation opportunities & easy access to all the cultural, shopping, theaters & restaurants of the metropolitan area. Granger is located just minutes north of Des Moines on Highway 141 & Highway 17.

Our community is growing & thriving, with an attractive city park, two churches, two schools & a nursing home. We are proud of our community & hope you enjoy the friendliness we offer. At the City of Granger we strive to provide up-to-date information on city services.

Check back often for updates on park and recreation activities, latest action of the City Council, city news, & other areas of interest.

- Headline News -

Special City Council Agenda 1/15/2020

To download agenda click here  Granger Special City Council Agenda January 15, 2020 – 6 p.m. City Hall, 1906 Main Street     Roll Call Approval of Agenda Action to approve the hiring of Jason Clausen to plow snow in the amount of $15.00 an hour effective pay period beginning January 13, 2020. Budget Workshop…


Granger Parks and Recreation October Newsletter



Sign Up for E-billing Today

With the rising cost of postage, the City would like to encourage utility costumers to sign up for E-billing. It’s a very convenient and green way to receive your utility bill and newsletter. To get your bill by email, please fill out the form and return it to City Hall.  To download form click here.


Letter From Our New Mayor

To download the letter click here LETTER FROM OUR MAYOR As we start 2018, and I start my first year as Mayor, I felt it would be a good idea to communicate with everyone via our website, as well as our monthly newsletter.  I am excited about being Mayor, and excited about Granger’s opportunities to…


- Calendars -

- Library -

9:30 am Knit & Crochet
Knit & Crochet
Feb 18 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bring your own yarn for knitting and crocheting. Hooks, needles, and lessons are provided for first-timers.
9:45 am Story Time
Story Time
Feb 19 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
For children ages 0—5. Enjoy stories, songs, fun activities, crafts, and snacks.
9:30 am Knit & Crochet
Knit & Crochet
Feb 25 @ 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Bring your own yarn for knitting and crocheting. Hooks, needles, and lessons are provided for first-timers.

- Community Events -

- About Granger -

The City of Granger was founded on land originally owned by Nathan Seiberling. The new town was surveyed, platted and recorded in 1885 and was named for C.T. Granger a railroad man.

- City Council Meetings -

The Granger City Council meets at 7:00 pm on the second Wednesday of every Month. Meetings are open to the public and held at City Hall.

- City Contacts -

Get in touch with city officials

- Library Events -

The Granger Public Library is proud to provide many programs throughout the year. Check out more library events and programs below!

- Library History -

The Granger Public Library was started in the 1920s by the Kozy Club which is now known as the Granger Women’s Club.  The Library was originally housed in the Town Hall, stocked through book donations, operated by Kozy Club members, and supported through bake sales!

- About the Library -

Our friendly staff is here to assist you in finding the right book, CD, DVD, or online resource.

- Park Board-

The board meets the first Wednesday of each month at 7:30pm. Meetings are held at the Granger Community Center. All meetings are open to the public.

- Programs -

We are excited to offer the residents of Granger and surrounding communities this delightful building. With a beautiful Events Room (complete with dance floor), a spacious Dining Room with a large kitchen and serving area and a Meeting Room.

- Granger Parks -

It's the mission of the Granger Parks and Recreation Department to create recreational opportunities for growth and enhancement by developing services and programs that promote citizen involvement and a strong sense of community while striving to increase the social, cultural, and physical well-being of its residents and visitors.