Welcome To Keosauqua
Platted in April 1839 and incorporated in 1842. The name Keosauqua was derived from Meskwaki and Sauk Indians, meaning the bend in the river.
Keosauqua (pronounced KEE-o-SAW-kwa) is the county seat for Van Buren County, with a population of just under 1,000. It is located on the northern shore of a natural horseshoe shaped bend in the Des Moines River.
The City of Keosauqua has a five member council that meets once a month. Meetings are on the second Tuesday of each month, starting at 4:00 pm at City Hall.
Keosauqua Water Trail Access Design Concept Survey
The City of Keosauqua is conducting a survey for public feedback on the Keosauqua Water Trail Access Design Concept. Here is the link to the survey https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PNQBMRL - deadline is December 29th. Paper copies are also available at City Hall if you prefer to do it that way. All paper surveys will be due back by 3:30 December 29th for submission. Thank you in advance for your participation!