About Emmetsburg, Iowa

Emmetsburg is a city in Palo Alto County, Iowa, United States. The population was 3,958 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Palo Alto County . Emmetsburg is home to a campus of Iowa Lakes Community College. Emmetsburg was named one of the top 100 places to live in the United States by's "America's Top 100 Places to Live for 2007." [citation needed] Emmetsburg is located around the southern bay of Five Island Lake. The community is served by KEMB-LP FM, a low power community radio station. [citation needed]

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Emmetsburg Facts

  • Population Total: 3958
  • Square Miles: 3.8
  • Area Code: 712
  • Elevation: 1237
  • Postal Codes: 50536
  • Timezone: North American Central