ONE Ottumwa


Celebrating diverse cultures and thinking, we all share the same ambition for Ottumwa and our people to thrive. We are always stronger and accomplish more with a united effort, supporting one another and everything our community has to offer.

ONE is a city-wide initiative spearheaded by Greater Ottumwa Partners in Progress, the City of Ottumwa, Ottumwa Rergional Legacy Foundation, and the Ottumwa Community School District, reminding us we all play a vital role in creating and preserving ONE community, ONE purpose. This effort promotes and honors everyday collaboration that drives this spirit and moves us all forward.


  • Rich heritage as a strong foundation for our community, while progressive development creates a vibrant Ottumwa
  • Ottumwans are warm and genuine, taking tremendous pride in welcoming new residents, businesses and visitors to the community
  • We showcase with great pride our lifestyle amenities, diverse cultural vibe, top-tier education offerings and innovative, tech-led business opportunities that make Ottumwa a regional leader


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