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 -

Now Hiring Part Time Recreation Supervisor

Part-Time Recreation Supervisor The City of Granger is accepting applications for a Part-Time Recreation Supervisor. The Recreation Supervisor provides supervision of facilities, and supervision and instruction to participants associated with Parks and Recreation Department leagues during evenings, weekends and holidays. EOE. Salary commensurate with experience. For full job description click here Interested parties should submit…


Now Hiring Full Time Police Officer

Full-Time Police Officer The City of Granger is accepting applications for a Full-Time Police Officer to support and assist in the implementation of its city missions: Citizen Service Excellence Culture of Cooperation Personal/Professional Development ILEA certification is required.  Five years of law enforcement with leadership and administrative experience is required.  The successful candidate will be…



The Public Works would like all tree debris set out by the curb by 7 a.m. on Monday, August 17th. Trees or limbs should be cut down to 6-8 feet in size. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 999-2210. Thank you!


City Council Meeting Moved to 8/19

Due to electrical and internet outages the City Council meeting for August will be rescheduled to August 19th at 7:00pm


Highway 141 Garage Sale Map 2020

To View map click here


Join the Granger and Woodward Police Departments for a Public Forum about the Potential Merger

If you would like to learn more about the potential merger of the Granger Police Department with the Woodward Police Department please join us for a public forum on August 4th, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  For information regarding location click here View the proposal here     


141 Garage Sale Form 2020

We got word yesterday that the 141 Garage Sale is still taking place this year. To download the registration form click here Registration deadline is July 31, 2020. No late registration allowed.  


An Important Message From Our Mayor

MAYOR STATEMENT: Hello all—hope everyone is staying safe and healthy. As we all know, school is on hiatus, a lot of us are working from home, and we have at least 3 weeks of this new normal. One thing I want to really stress is that COVID-19 can be spread by those WHO DON’T KNOW…


Digital Easter Coloring Contest

Unfortunately due to COVID19 I will not be able to offer an Easter Egg Hunt this year. I would love to spread some Easter Cheer! We will instead do a Digital Easter Coloring Contest. For more information visit the page below:   Easter Coloring Contest


- City Contacts -

- 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

- Online Payments -

Pay Utilities  and Fees Online

- 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.