Welcome to Redfield

Redfield, Iowa

Not quite the heart of Iowa, but holds all the love

Redfield, Iowa was established in 1860. This small town sits on the Middle Raccoon River, and has one of the remaining few low head dams in Iowa. It was named after Lt. Col. James Redfield, an early settler who served in the 39th Iowa Infantry during the Civil War.

Redfield is home to approximately 835 citizens; located 30 minutes west of the Des Moines Iowa Metro area. Redfield delivers you to the raw beauty of rural Iowa with scenic rivers, bike trails, unique geological formations, and miles of nature trials.

In Redfield you'll find affordable housing, unique business opportunities and a rich cultural history.