Gladbrook is a town
of 1000 people that is "Alive and Growing." Located
in central Iowa, it is about 45 miles SW of Waterloo,
20 miles NE of Marshalltown, and 60 miles NE of Des Moines.
The community is well known for a strong base of volunteers
and community service.
improvements include building the Gladbrook City Center, which
houses Pat Acton's Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center, the Gladbrook
Theater, and Gladbrook City Hall. A new housing addition
was recently built, as well as new condominiums and townhouses.
In the past two years, four speculation homes have been
built. The Gladbrook Family Market recently expanded services
and inventory. Gladbrook Bowl has been upgraded to using
automated scoring machines. The Memorial Building was
built by the community and is a popular community center.
Westbrook Acres Nursing Home is a state-of-the-art facility
which includes an Alzheimer's unit.
Gladbrook-Reinbeck school system offers a fine education.
The Gladbrook school has its own elementary and a combined middle
school. There are several churches within the community.
Businesses offer a wide variety of services.
We invite you to visit our businesses,
tour the Matchstick Marvels Tourist Center, and enjoy a $2.00