Points Of interest

Franklin County Fair & Convention Center

The Franklin County Fairgrounds is located on the west edge of Hampton, Iowa, along Highway 3 and Olive Avenue.

For information regarding information and events for the Franklin County Fair (held mid-July), or use of the Convention Center:

Franklin County Fair & Convention Center
P.O. Box 442
Hampton, IA 50441-0442
(641)456-2049

Website: http://www.franklincountyfair.com


Hampton Aquatic Center

The Hampton Aquatic Center opened for operation May 2011, located at 600 1st Street NW in Progress Park.

Traditionally, the facility's season runs from Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day. Season Passes, Punch Cards, Swim Lessons, Swim Team, Water Aerobics and Party Rentals are offered in addition to a variety of aquatic amenities for people of all ages.

Seasonal Phone (641) 456-5757, or contact Hampton City Hall at (641) 456-4853.


Beeds Lake State Park

Beeds Lake State Park is located approximately two miles northwest of Hampton, offering picnic shelters, lodge building for special events, camping, boating and fishing opportunities.

Reservations may be made 24 hours a day, 7 days a week online at www.reserveiaparks.com. Reservation can also be made by calling the reservation call center at 1-877-427-2757 Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:30 pm (CST), closed on State holidays.

Check this link for more details provided by the Iowa D.N.R.

Click on "More Info" for map of the area.

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Hampton Municipal Airport (HPT)

Hampton Municipal Airport (HPT)
1274B Olive Avenue
Hampton, IA 50441

Phone: 641-456-4102

FBO: Schumann Aviation 515-571-5733

Runway 17/35 - 4,000 ft.
24-hour self-service fueling - 100LL, JetA
Airframe and Powerplant service
Aviation oil and supplies
Pilot lounge with WiFi service
Courtesy Car available


Hampton Air Industrial Park

Hampton Air Industrial Park is an area within the southwest city limits, zoned for heavy industry. Inquiries regarding interest in establishing new industries in this location may be directed to Hampton's City Manager, Ron Dunt, (641)456-4853 or Franklin County Development Association Director, Karen Mitchell, (641)456-5668 (See also "Community Resource Links" section.)


Franklin Wellness Center

1514 Central Avenue East
641-456-2827
Website address available in Community Resource Links section.


Franklin General Hospital

1720 Central Avenue East
641-456-5000
Website Link available in Community Resource Links section.


Hampton Police Department

17 2nd Street NW
641-456-2529
Emergencies: 911
Email: hamptonpd@gmail.com
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Chief Robert Schaefer
Captain Mark Morrison
Offficer Alan Brandt
Officer Michael Halsne
Officer Robert Gitzen
Officer David Kelley
Officer Yovan Cardenas
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See "Law Enforcement" section of the website.


City Hall

122 1st Avenue NW
Phone: 641-456-4853
FAX: 641-456-3216
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City Manager - Ron Dunt
Public Works Director/Code Enforcement Officer - Doug Tarr
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Water Utility payments are processed at this location.
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Hampton City Council Chambers hosts Council Sessions and Committee meetings, as well as Planning & Zoning and Board of Adjustment meetings. The Council Chambers is located in the same building as City Hall, with chambers entrance on the west side of the building, across from the Police Department entrance (17 2nd Street NW).

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Memorial Hall - Civil War Museum

5 Federal Street North
Contact Veterans Affairs to make arrangements for visiting Memorial Hall.
641-456-5670


Franklin County Courthouse

10 Block Central Avenue W (Highway 3)
Assessor: 641-456-5118
Auditor: 641-456-5622
Board of Supervisors: 641-456-5624
Clerk of Court: 641-456-5626
Drivers Licenses: 641-456-5678
Recorder: 641-456-5675
Sheriff: 641-456-2731
Treasurer: 641-456-5678
Veterans Affairs: 641-456-5670


Hampton Cemetery

521 4th Street NE
641-456-5740
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Jeff Ferris, Cemetery Sexton
Marlene Tapp

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Hampton Public Library

Carnegie Library, located at:
4 Federal Street S
641-456-4451
Website: www.hampton.lib.ia.us
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Kim Manning, Director
Suzy Knipfel, Assistant Director
Brenda Van Wert, Children's Librarian
Tabitha Becker
Esmeralda Ramirez


Compost & Brush Site

1500 Block Olive Avenue (North of Highway 3)
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Residents within the city limits of Hampton, Iowa, may transport their yard & garden waste and tree limbs to the site without paying gate fees.
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See "More Info" for brochure with site schedules and regulations. Open spring, summer and fall (weather permitting).

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Hampton Parks

See Documents section for additional details of parks in and around Hampton, Iowa, including information for shelter reservations.
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Jeff Ferris, Supt.
Marlene Tapp
641-456-5740