City of Lost Nation

Welcome to the official website of the Lost Nation City Council. Lost Nation, Iowa is located on Highway 136 in Eastern Iowa. We are about 45-50 miles away from Cedar Rapids, Dubuque, Clinton, and the Quad Cities. We offer small city security with big city access.
We are delighted that you have chosen to visit us either via web or in person! Our community of 446 fine citizens offers unique shopping, fine dining, and a beautiful park. Whether you are here to visit, relocate, or simply curious, we hope that you will find this information both useful and interesting.

  1. Water
    Current water rates are as follows: Meter rent at $5.00/month Water usage @ $7.00/1000 gallons Billed quarterly
  2. Sewer
    Current sewer rates are as follows: Sewer @ $14.00/month Billed quarterly
  3. Garbage
    Current garbage rates are as follows: Garbage @ $13.46/month Billed quarterly
  1. Lost Nation Library
    410 Main Street 563-678-2114 email:
  2. Lost Nation Fire Company
    600 Main Street Emergency: 911 Non-emergency: 563-678-2662 Township owned under a 28E agreement.
  3. Rustic Park
    Open from April to November Ball diamond, sand volleyball, playground equipment, wood carvings. For shelter reservations call: 563-678-2323.