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Retirement Living in Webster City - Iowa

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Area Description

Located in North Central Iowa, Webster City, the county seat of Hamilton County, has many surprises for both the visitor and the local. The Boone River meanders right through town and walking/running/biking trails will take you from downtown out to Briggs Woods County Conservation area two miles out of town. You can golf at 2 golf courses, eat at one of many restaurants, shop at unique specialty stores and live in a safe environment.

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Area Amenities

Things to Do, Recreation & Fitness

   In addition to the activities listed above there are also great classes at varying levels to teach you new interesting hobbies & crafts all through the year.
Also, the library is a great place for crafts, free movies, great area speakers, author talks, and books, DVD's and so much more.
There are shopping events like Farmers Market, Craft Fairs, Vintage Junquefest events, Sip n Stroll, Ladies Night Out, Car Shows, Taste of Home Cooking Show, Show Your Spirit-Game Night, and Light Displays in parks & downtown.
The high school has a new performance gym that can hold district and regional sporting events, along with performance concerts.
There are many seasonal golf tournaments at our two golf courses, along with walking/running events. Fuller Recreation Hall and SNAP Fitness are available for fitness training.

Cultural Activities

Our Heritage Museum is located in a park like setting with authentic cabins, one room schoolhouse, country church [used for real weddings], original 1956 courthouse, and Webster City's original railroad depot. Each building is filled with interesting furniture that matches the period of the structure.
Webster City has a downtown movie theater with current movies and a performing arts center theater that performs five plays a year.
Local churches and schools provide musical concerts throughout the year, along with two school play productions.

Public transportation

HayRide Bus is a handy way to get around Webster City. During weekends and evenings we now have a taxi. Fort Dodge has an airport that connects to major cities and is only 20 miles away. Webster City has its own airport, too.

Medical Facilities

Health Clinics, Physical Therapists, Chiropractors, Dental Offices, Vision Centers, My Med Mart for medical equipment, Massage Therapists, Hearing Centers, Pharmacies, A Wellness Day Spa, along with Alternative Choices provided by Independent Distributors.


Monthly Temperatures / Rain / Snow

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain  Snow
 Jan  8.0  17.5  27.0  0.7 "  6.6 "
 Feb  12.0  22.5  33.0  0.9 "  6.3 "
 Mar  24.0  34.5  45.0  2.0 "  4.3 "
 Apr  35.0  47.5  60.0  3.4 "  1.4 "
 May  47.0  59.0  71.0  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Jun  58.0  69.0  80.0  5.7 "  0.0 "
 Jul  62.0  73.0  84.0  5.0 "  0.0 "
 Aug  59.0  70.5  82.0  4.6 "  0.0 "
 Sep  49.0  62.0  75.0  3.2 "  0.0 "
 Oct  37.0  49.5  62.0  2.5 "  0.2 "
 Nov  25.0  35.5  46.0  1.9 "  2.6 "
 Dec  12.0  21.0  30.0  1.2 "  8.5 "

Spring temperatures are cold with averages in the mid 40's and highs in the upper 50's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the low 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the upper 50's. Fall temperatures are cold with averages in the upper 40's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 30's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 20's and highs in the upper 20's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 10's.

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Cost of Living for Webster City, IA

Webster City, Iowa cost of living for Housing, Healthcare, Transportation, Taxes, Utilities, etc.:

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Senior Housing Options

Some options for senior living include the above along with three excellent nursing and rehabilitation centers. Some provide assisted living apartments as a transition.

Senior Assistance in Webster City, IA

Webster City, Iowa offers the following assistance for seniors:

Life and Health Care provides care for seniors in the home. Meals on Wheels provides excellent meals delivered to the home. The local Senior Center is right downtown and there are three nursing homes as well.

Job or Volunteer Opportunities

Retired Senior Volunteer Program RSVP helps organize the various places and events to volunteer!

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