New Resident Information

Welcome to Tipton!

We are glad you have chosen Tipton as your new home!

The following information should assist with your relocation questions but we realize there are many needs you may have when settling into a new community. Please visit the Business Directory to search for specific businesses and services. Please contact the Tipton Economic Development and Chamber of Commerce Office at 563-886-6350 with any additional questions.

Municipal utilities

The City of Tipton provides its residents with electricity, natural gas, water, wastewater, garbage and recycling pick-up. For more information on the city services click here.

Click here to view Tipton's garbage and recycling pick-up schedule.

Cable, internet & phone service

ATM locations

Citizen's Bank, 427 Cedar Street
Community State Bank, 509 Lynn Street
Liberty Trust & Savings Bank, 101 East South Street
US Bank, 102 East 5th Street

address change

The Tipton Post Office is located at 512 Lynn Street. Click here to download an USPS Change of Address Form. Hours are Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM and Saturday 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Lobby hours are Monday - Sunday 12:01 AM - 11:59 PM.

Church service

Visit our Worship page.

financial institutions/atm locations

Citizens Bank*
427 Cedar Street, Tipton 52772

Community State Bank*
509 Lynn Street, Tipton 52772

Liberty Trust & Savings Bank*
101 East South Street, Tipton 52772

US Bank-Main Bank*
102 East 5th Street, Tipton 52772

US Bank-Drive Up*
100 East 9th Street, Tipton 52772



Visit our Healthcare page.


Visit our Housing page.


The Tipton Public Library is a Carnegie library that dates back to 1903. In addition to the rich history and fantastic collection of materials for checkout, they house a unique art collection featuring Grant Wood, Polly Kemp, and Marvin Cone.

Park & Rec

The City of Tipton offers an outstanding Park & Rec Department where you will find a number of excellent recreational opportunities. The Park & Rec Department is located in the 33-acre Tipton City Park and is home to the Tipton High School football field and track, a lighted softball diamond, tennis courts, horseshoe courts, new playground equipment, an 18-hole disc golf course, youth ball diamonds, three pavilions with adjacent fireplaces and the James Kennedy Family Aquatic Center.

Click here for further Park & Rec information.


Tipton Community Schools
400 East 6th Street
Tipton, IA 52772

Kirkwood Community College-Cedar County Center
1410 Cedar Street
Tipton, IA 52772

Tipton Christian Academy
323 West 2nd Street
Tipton, IA 52772

vehicle & license information

New residents can update their driver's license and vehicle registration at the Cedar County Courthouse located at 400 Cedar Street in Tipton. The Driver License Office is located in the Treasurer's Office, hours are Monday - Thursday from 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM. Driver license testing is Monday - Thursday from 8:30 AM - 2:30 PM. Driving tests will be done on Wednesday's by appointment.

voter registration

To register to vote, visit the Auditor's Office at the Cedar County Courthouse in Tipton, or download the Voter Registration Form and mail it to the courthouse at 400 Cedar Street, Tipton, IA 52772.