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!