About Sac City, Iowa

Located on the banks of the North Raccoon River in the rolling hills of Northwest Iowa, Sac City offers a full complement of municipal services. Residents enjoy Kids World, a nationally-certified child care center; Sac Community Center, with an indoor pool, gym, and fitness center; Sac City Country Club; Sac Aquatic Center; quality health care at Loring Hospital and medical clinic; and the benefits of East Sac County Schools. Sac City is filled with turn-of-the-century architecture, including Victorian Homes, one of the few extant Chautauqua pavilions in the U.S., and an historic Courthouse. The historic Main Street district has recently undergone a face lift, thanks to a $750,000 facade improvement project.

Facade Improvements show business pride


Thriving business district

New businesses help Sac City prosper

Our business district is complemented by specialty shops, antique stores, and tasty restaurants. Sac City is home to a wood products manufacturer, metal fabrication, wholesale garden products, popcorn distributor (featuring their famous flavored popcorn), textile industry and a healthy variety of other businesses.

History of Sac City

Sac City, Iowa was first platted in 1855 by John F. Duncombe of Fort Dodge, Iowa. The town was so named because the Sauk and Fox Indians were in possession of the land at the time of the Louisiana Purchase. The City of Sac City was incorporated nineteen years later, in 1874.