Online Bill Pay is here

You can now pay your bills with the City via our new online bill pay feature.  Click the button below to utilize this feature.  It will direct you to our vendor's site.  We are working on fixing the default billing address.  We understand it turns up as Pensacola Florida.  That's where our website is hosted.  Do not be alarmed.  Just enter your zip code and it will set to the appropriate city and state.

Calendar Parking in effect 2-19-19

Calendar Parking will be in effect beginning Tuesday 2-19-19 at 6PM through Thursday morning 2-21-19 6AM.  Park on the odd side of the street Tuesday night and the even side Wednesday night.

Snow Removal from Sidewalks

We have received some complaints of sidewalks not being cleared of snow and ice by property owners.  Please note that we will begin reaching out to these households.  We have not yet been actively enforcing the City Ordinance due to the frequency of snow events.  We are now at the point where consideration of the term "reasonable time" is going to be applied.  You can let us know of issues around your location by using our Mobile 311 feature on this site.  Here is the text from the City's Ordinance concerning snow removal:  






3-1-1       VIOLATIONS OF CHAPTER.  Commission of any of the acts named in the following sections by any person shall constitute a violation of this chapter.




3.    Allowing water, snow, ice and accumulations on sidewalk.  No abutting property owner shall allow water from an improperly located eave or drain, or from any roof, to fall onto a public sidewalk, or fail to remove snow, ice and accumulations from the sidewalks promptly.  Upon failure by the abutting property owner to perform the action required under this subsection within a reasonable time, the City may perform the required action and assess the costs against the abutting property.

Hiring Part Time Help

The City is hiring part time help for the Cemetery to begin in March.  We are looking for 2 people to work 2 days 1 week and three days the next week during our two week period.  This will amount to 32.5 hours every two weeks.  The details are in the PDF below.  If you are interested, please click on the button which takes you to our employment page. Interested parties will need to fill out an application and turn it in to City Hall.  

Job Description - Cemetery Groundskeeper
Adobe Acrobat document [237.6 KB]

Winter Newsletter

The Winter newsletter is at the printer and will be out in the mail Tuesday.  Here is what you will get in the mail if you can't wait.

Winter Newsletter 2018
winter 2018 newlsetter.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [383.4 KB]


Welcome to the City of Camanche! Throughout the years, Camanche's remarkable sense of community, strong family values, top quality educational system, exceptional Mississippi River recreational opportunities, and close proximity to commercial and industry sectors continue to provide extraordinary hometown appeal for people of all ages and interests.

One of the earliest thriving frontier towns west of the Mississippi, Camanche is a city with a proud history and bright future…providing its residents and visitors with a warm, friendly Midwestern quality of life.


Crossing Guards Needed

The City of Camanche and the Camanche Community School District are partners in the deployment of crossing guards for the school children.  We are looking to bring on two more guards.  This is run through the school district.  If you have any questions, you can call the Camanche Community School District at 259-3000.  You can also call City Hall at 259-8342.

2 Year Street Plan

Camanche City Council recently adopted a 2 year street plan for road work.  The plan is provided below in a PDF.  We will soon be working on a 3-5 year plan.  

Streets plan phase sums only.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [3.0 MB]

Survey Results

The City of Camanche conducted a survey of the community to get feedback on where we stand, and what people identify as important to the community.  The purpose is to help identify a new branding for the City.  The results have been collected, analyzed, and compiled into a document.  You can review it by clicking the .pdf file link below.  It is a large file, so please be aware before you download that it will take up some space.

Camanche Community Survey 2018
camanche survey 2018.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [4.5 MB]

Public Packet

Here is a new effort to aid in communication with the public.  We are now creating a public packet for folks to have a better idea of what is going on in the City.  We hope to keep this going and add even more information moving forward.  Please give us your feedback on the idea!  The packets for public can be found by clicking the button below


Community Profile

The City of Camanche offers the best in small town living to all who treasure it’s “hometown” charm. Located on the banks of the beautiful Mississippi River, Camanche boasts a thriving local school system, friendly neighbors, and an abundance of recreational activities to satisfy all who live and play here. Couple that with Camanche’s proximity to Clinton, and residents are able to  participate in all the events and activities of a larger community, while still living the small town life!


Camanche Depot

Find out more about the Depot and other Parks & Recreation features by using the button below.



Community Center

The City of Camanche has opened its new Community Center.  Discover the new facility here.



City of Camanche

Our business hours

Monday - Friday08:00 AM - 04:00 PM

818 7th Avenue
P.O. Box 77
Camanche, Iowa 52730


563-259-9025  FAX

Quick Facts

Population: 4,448
County: Clinton
Median Household Income: $41,859
Median Home Price: $80,200
Median Age: 40.5




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