Kingsley is a very service-oriented and progressive community. You will find a busy downtown area accompanied by other commercial areas that will service your needs. A full range of medical professionals, including a family practice, optometry, pharmaceutical, dental, nursing home care and rehabilitation, are a few examples of the variety of services Kingsley has available.
The community, with positive visions for the future, has seen an increase in population of 166 residents since the last census, increasing from 1245 to 1411. To accommodate this population growth, 166 new homes have been built during that same time period. In the coming year Kingsley will be updating their infrastructure with a new sewer treatment plant and lagoon.
In the last year Kingsley has added a new City Maintenance building, a new full service firearms shop called The Shooting Shop, American National Bank became United Bank of Iowa, Kraft Kleaners began building a new building, Farmers Coop Elevator expanded their facilities with a new Agronomy Plant, Kingsley State Bank provided an additional ATM machine on Highway 140 and A-Z Learning Tree Preschool gave us an additional preschool in our community.
Kingsley has recreational assets including our Golf Course, Swimming Pool, City Park, Walking/Biking Trail, Ball Fields, Tennis Courts, and a Teen Center that just celebrated its 10th anniversary. Kingsley has a number of Volunteer groups, that last year, made Kingsley a stop to remember for the estimated 35,000 RAGBRAI riders. Kingsley has five active churches; Kingsley United Methodist, First Lutheran, St. Michael's Catholic, First Congregation United Church of Christ/Church of the Brethren and New Life Baptist.
Our progressive steps boost our quality of life. Come visit us in Kingsley, we have an exciting future.