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The Linn County Fair
Last updated on October 8, 2013

The Linn County Fair Association is dedicated to the youth and families of Linn County. Our goal is to provide a place to showcase their achievements.

Description:
The Linn County Fair Association owns and operates The Linn County Fair Grounds in Central City, IA. The fair is primarily funded by the donations from sponsors and staffed by volunteers. All money raised during the fair is put back into the maintenance and improvement of the grounds and buildings and for running the fair the next year. Since the mid 20th century, the fair has been dedicated to the youth of Linn County by providing an opportunity and place for them to showcase their achievements. Since the beginning of this century we have been trying to include all youth of Linn County.

History:
The Linn County Fair Association began in the late 1800's. It was a place to showcase the agricultural achievements of the farmers in Linn County. In the mid 20th Century it became dedicated to the youth of Linn County by working with the 4-H and FFA. This century we have begun to include all youth of Linn County. Providing a safe, family-friendly place for all citizens of the county to enjoy a country fair. It is one of the few free fairs in Iowa as we charge no gate or parking fee.

Contact people:
 Daniel Abel, Chief Volunteer Officer, (phone), (email)
Susan Clarke, Volunteer Coordinator, (phone), (email)
Heidi (Abel) Steffen, Marketing Director, (phone), (email)

Address:
 201 Central City Rd, PO Box 329
Central City, IA 52214
(See a map)

Web Site: http://www.thelinncountyfair.com

Directions:

 Take Hwy 13 north to Central City. Turn right on Central City Road and it leads right to the fairgrounds. Check in at the fair office which is the gate building.
  Nearest Metro/Subway Stop: n/a
  Nearest Bus Stop: Marion Walmart
Last updated on October 8, 2013

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