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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 -

Regular City/School Election

NEWS RELEASE RELEASE DATE: September 19, 2019 CONTACT: Kim Owen, Dallas County Elections Administrator, Phone: (515) 993-6914, Fax: (515) 993-6930, Email: Address: 210 N 10th St. Adel, IA 50003 Julia Helm Dallas County Auditor/Commissioner of Elections NEW: Elections stop at the county lines. Residents of Dallas County cities & schools that cross into other…


Free Adult Fitness Classes

Want to try some new workouts for FREE?! Granger Parks and Recreation is trying out some new programs and we need your help! Come check out the workout and let us know what you think! Classes vary from 20 minutes – 45 minutes Turbo Jam: Streaming Class Tuesday July 2nd: 5:15am Monday July 8th 5:15am…


Hiring for Concession Stand Manager

The Granger Parks and Recreation Department is looking for someone to manage and operate the concession stands for the City of Granger. Applications will be accepted until May 10th.   Concession Stand Manager Position


Parks and Recreation Summer Help Needed

Summer help as needed from June – August. Application accepted until April 19th. Summer 2019 Position


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
Oct 15 @ 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
Oct 16 @ 9:45 am – 10:15 am
For children ages 0—5. Enjoy stories, songs, fun activities, crafts, and snacks.
6:30 pm Book Club
Book Club
Oct 21 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

- 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.

- Parks & Rec Events -

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.

- 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 Trails -

The Granger Trails Advisory Committee is a sub-committee of the Granger City Council.  At the end of 2014, it was decided to form this advisory committee.  The main goal of Granger Trails Advisory is to focus on bringing recreational trails to, and beyond, the City of Granger.