The City of Ottumwa, IA
The city of Ottumwa is located in the state of Iowa in Wapello County and has a population of 24,329 as reported by the census of 2010. The largest nearby city to Ottumwa is Oskaloosa, approximately 23 miles from the city center.There are several family restaurants in or near Ottumwa, including Anzalyn's Steak House, Herms Grill, Blimpie Subs & Salads, Harley's Bar & Cafe and Coach's Corner. For a larger selection of Ottumwa restaurants select our Restaurants tab above. Visitors and residents can enjoy nearby Ottumwa Museums and/or Golf Courses, including the Airpower Museum, Edmundson Golf Course, American Gothic House and Lagos Acres Golf & Country Club. For a more complete list of attractions in or around the city of Ottumwa please click on the Attractions tab above. The following airport is located in or near Ottumwa:
- Ottumwa Industrial Airport (OTM)
Ottumwa, Iowa Climate and WeatherIn the month of December, Ottumwa experiences an average high temperature of 34 degrees Fahrenheit. Low temperaturs in December are usually about 19 degrees with an average rainfall of 1.32 inches. The seasonal climate varies in Ottumwa with daytime temperatures averaging 82 degrees in the summer, and 33 degrees in the winter months. Visitors can also expect Ottumwa to receive an average of 1.16 inches of rainfall per/month during winter months and 4.18 inches of rainfall per/month in the summer months. The temperature has been known to get as high as 105 degrees in the summer and as low as -27 degrees in the winter so visitors planning a vacation to Ottumwa should check the weather forecast to determine proper attire prior to departure. Spring and Fall bring average daytime temperatures of 62 degrees, and nighttime lows of 43.
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Ottumwa, Iowa Attractions
1Airpower Museum - Ottumwa,
The Airpower Museum is a 20,000-square-foot aviation museum that can be found on the 30 acres of an Antique Airfield near Blakesburg, Iowa. The Airpower Museum was founded by Robert L. Taylor and the Antique Aircraft Association in 1965 and features various periods of aviation through models, engines, propellers, photos and original art. about 25 aircraft are on display, including warbirds from World War Two.
2American Gothic House - Eldon,
The American Gothic House, which is also referred to as the Dibble House, is an iconic Carpenter Gothic house in Eldon, Iowa. It was the backdrop of the 1930 painting American Gothic by Grant Wood. Generally considered Wood's most famous work and among the most recognized paintings in twentieth century American art, the painting is the model for hundreds of parodies across every creative medium. Grant Wood, who observed the house only once in his lifetime, made only an initial sketch of the house—he completed American Gothic at his studio in Cedar Rapids.
3Edmundson Golf Course - Oskaloosa,
The Edmundson Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course in Mahaska County Iowa. Built in 1940, this Oskaloosa course is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted up to 2 days in advance and the pro shop phone number for reservations is 515-673-5120. The golf course dress code is as follows: Shirt and shoes required.
Address: 1608 Edmondson Dr, Oskaloosa, IA 52577
4Lagos Acres Golf & Country Club - Keota,
The Lagos Acres Golf & Country Club is a 9 hole public golf course in Keokuk County Iowa. is open apr 1 to nov 1. Tee times are accepted by calling the pro shop at 515-636-3411. The golf course dress code is as follows: No dress code.
Address: 203 N County Line Rd, Keota, IA 52248
Ottumwa, Iowa Hotels
Ottumwa, Iowa Restaurants
This is a list of Ottumwa Family Restaurants with addresses and phone numbers, including Bar & Grill Restaurants, Pizza Restaurants and Fast Foods & Carry Out. Happy Dining!
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