CITY OF COLO
A Place to Call Home
CITY OF COLO
Welcome to Colo, Iowa!
"A Place to Call Home"
Colo is home to 871 people
Home to the Crossroads of the Nation.
Founded April 26, 1876
One of the 3 communities that make up the Colo-NESCO School District.
Historic Reed/Niland Corner
Nearby Cities - Nevada, Ames, Marshalltown, Des Moines
Colo was incorporated on April 26, 1876. Railroad official John Blair named the community after his dog.
COLTIN ADAMS - AVERY KING - RANDY STOEFFLER - JOSH VAUGHN
COUNCIL MEETINGS ARE THE 1ST MONDAY OF THE MONTH
CITY CLERK/MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR - AMY KOHLWES
PUBLIC WORKS - DANNY WILSON
DEPUTY CLERK - KELLEY SEYLLER
Colo Fire and Rescue
Colo Fire and Rescue provides substantial rescue services for the eastern side of Story County and the western side of Marshall County. Colo Fire & Rescue have five fire fighting apparatuses, one EMS truck, and two special-purpose trailers. All ready to handle any water emergency, medical emergency, rail incident, rope rescue, or grain bin rescue. We are here for you!
The City Burn Pile is located at the far east of Progress Drive. Available for Colo residents only! Call City Hall before you dump at 641-377-2238 Under surveillance at all times.