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  • Adel is home to over 4,000 people and is the county seat of Dallas County, Iowa.  Located only minutes from metro Des Moines, you experience the small town feel with big town attributes.  We are one of the few cities with brick streets in our downtown area.  While the brick streets connect us to the past, our planning and forward-thinking will ensure that we Thrive in the future!

  • A local Chamber of Commerce is an effective business strategy because two-thirds of consumers believe that such companies use good business practices, are reputable, care about their customers and are involved in the community.  Consumer say that being active in a local Chamber is 23% more effective for communicating a company uses good business practices.  73% of Chamber members enjoy consumer awareness over a non-Chamber member. 

  • Corn Sweet!  38th Annual Sweet Corn Festival

    August 12, 2017

    Come for the 5K Run stay for the corn!  The parade starts at 9:30 and will proceed down Prairie Street from 18th to 11th Street.  Come early to get a good seat.

    Princess Entry Forms .  Click https://chambermaster.blob.core.windows.net/userfiles/UserFiles/chambers/2561/CMS/2017-Sweet-Corn-Princess-Registration.pdf

    Food, Craft and Information vendors from 9-5 around the Beautiful Historic Square and along Main Street.

    Music by Round-A-Bout starts at 11:30 at the Stage and Pavilion.  With other performances on the Courthouse lawn--GotaZing, Marital arts, hulahoops,dance and tumbling.

    Street Party starts at 6pm with music by The Sons of Gladys Kravitz.

  • Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce

  • With our small town vibe and proximity to Des Moines Metro, Adel is a vibrant, charming, and thriving place to live, work and play. There’s ample recreational opportunities from our great City Parks, Dallas County Fairgrounds, and location on both the Raccoon River and the Raccoon River Valley Trail.  Adel offers a great mix of culture and history, being the birthplace of Nile Kinnick, Dallas County Seat, and the long-standing brickyard, brick structures and brick streets.  You will find excellent public schools, comfortable neighborhoods, and a highly educated population in the Adel Community.

    Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce is here to assist you.  Our programs and activities include business referrals, economic development, networking activities, business recruitment and development, along with educational programs for our members.  The Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce has various community events that increase the quality of life, foster local economic development, and preserve the rich heritage of the Adel area.  


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  • Culture & Recreation

    Adel offers something for everyone; from its rich history as the Dallas County Seat, being Heisman Trophy winner, Nile Kinnick’s birthplace, to serving as host along the growingly popular Raccoon River Valley Trail and its events.  

  • City of Adel

    Established in 1847, Adel is a thriving community.  Over 4000 people call Adel “home” and within the past 5 years, 251 families have invested in the building their homes in Adel. 



  • ADM Schools

    The ADM School system is one of the top ranked schools in Iowa and serves over 1600 students.  Our school system is one of the driving forces for new families deciding to make their home here in Adel.