COVID-19 NEWS RELEASE (June 2, 2020- Click Here).   Closures Extended Until Further Notice.

GOLF CART REGISTRATION: By appointment only.  Please call the Tipton Police Department at (563) 886-2424 Ext. 8.  The registration fee of $25.00 needs to be made per cash (exact amount, please) or check, at the time of your golf cart inspection.

City of Tipton Seeking Housing Rehabilitation ApplicantsFor details click here.


Welcome to Tipton

Tipton is a community of approximately 3,200 residents nestled in the heart of Eastern Iowa and located amid the metropolitan areas of Iowa City, Cedar Rapids and the Quad Cities. As the county seat, Tipton is the center of the area with a vibrant downtown, growing Business Park and plenty of amenities to make it an enjoyable place to live, work and play.
The quality of life for Tipton residents is second to none with a highly regarded K-12 school system, quality child care, senior living options and beautiful and safe neighborhoods.  There are two medical clinics located in Tipton, as well as a variety of other health care providers including dental clinics, an eye care center, chiropractors and physical therapists.
Tipton is abundant with retailers, professional service businesses and dining options. Tipton offers discount stores and a full service grocery store. Add to that list, pharmacy, flowers, coffee, clothing, furniture, baked goods, gifts and much more that serve the daily needs of Tipton residents. 
The Tipton community has invested nearly $30 million in local infrastructure improvements. The most notable accomplishments include a new state-of-the-art fire station, new middle school, downtown streetscape project, new youth recreation fields, renovations of the elementary and high school, municipal airport expansion, and many street and utility improvements.
No matter whether you are a resident, visitor or business we know you will enjoy all we have to offer!