Welcome to Fayette County!

We offer an abundance of natural resources, recreational opportunities, scenic views, and unique locally-owned businesses. Fayette County is a great place to raise a family, building a business, network with young professionals, and find a place to retire in the heart of Northeast Iowa.

Where are we?

Fayette County is located at the beginning of the Driftless Area in Northeast Iowa just south of the Decorah area. Hwy 150 and Hwy 18 cross our county seat.

Discover our Communities!

Eat. Drink. Be Merry.

Experience Locally-Owned Restaurants, Wineries, and Brew Pubs

Take the Day Off

Parks & Natural Areas

Museums & Historic Sites

Events & Entertainment

Hit the Links

Visual & Performing Arts

Aquatic & Wellness Centers

Retail Therapy

Shop Our Thrift Shops, Vintage Treasures, and Locally-Grown Food and Plants

Stay a While

Extend your stay as you explore all that Fayette County has to offer by booking a hotel room or staying at a Bed and Breakfast!


Make Your Way in Your Car, on Your Motorcycle, On Your Bike, and On Your Feet

Unique Fayette County

We love to say that we have “something for everyone” in Fayette County. There are a few things that are truly unique to us.

Don’t Take Our Word For It!

“2023 Member”
Iowa Travel Industry Partners

“Gold Level Sponsor”
Turkey River Recreational Corridor

“Home Base Iowa”
2022 Designated Community