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.
Our Lady of the Holy Rosary
Father Francis V. Odoom
903 Main Street
P.O. Box 127
Lost Nation, IA 52254


Union Presbyterian Church
Interim Pastor
401 Main Street
P.O. Box 325
Lost Nation, IA 52254




Lost Nation Cemetery Assn.
Madge White, contact
Phone: 563-678-2613

Busch Cemetery
1226 160th Avenue
Lost Nation, IA 52254


Community Quilters
Chairperson Lorraine Wulf
Phone: 563-678-2371
Meet January through March, Mondays 8:30am to 3:30pm at @ Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Lunch is a potluck at noon.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church
Interim Pastor
403 Pleasant Street
Lost Nation, IA 52254

American Legion
Menzo Widle Post #381
Commander David Burmeister
P.O. Box 415
511 Main Street
Lost Nation, IA 52254-0415
Phone: 563-678-2447

Lost Nation Food Pantry
Union Presbyterian Church
South entrance
401 Main Street
Lost Nation, IA. 52254
Phone: (563)-678-2305
Friday mornings from 8:30-10.

LN Booster Club
President: Enos Ihns
Phone: 563-678-2565
Meet 3rd Tuesday of each month. 10:45am at the Pub Club

Parish Nurse
Carm Schneider
Bethlehem Lutheran  basement
Tuesday mornings from 9-10.
Lost Nation Lions Club
President Enos Ihns
Phone: 563-678-2565
Meet 2nd Saturday of each month, 6:30am at the Pub Club

The Community Scoop
PO Box 164
Lost Nation, IA. 52254-164
Phone: (563)-678-2800

Weekly volunteer newspaper. Submit stories by 10:30am Mondays.

College Club
President Elenor Bentrott
Phone: 563-678-2332
Meet 2nd Monday (except August) in member's homes @ 7:30pm.