Fort Madison, Iowa, USA

Fort Madison is located along the Mississippi River in the southeast corner of Iowa. Fort Madison is situated between small bluffs and one of the widest portions of the river. The city of Fort Madison was established around the site of the historic Fort Madison (1808–1813), which was the first permanent U.S. military fortification on the Upper Mississippi.

Visitors to Fort Madison can plan a tour to Old Fort Madison, or visit the North Lee County Historical Center Museum or the Fort Madison Art Center. There are specialty stores, fine restaurants and Victorian style homes to enjoy on a stroll through the historic district.

Things to See and Do

* Fort Madison Downtown Commercial Historic District
* Fort Madison Toll Bridge
* Old Fort Madison
* North Lee County Historical Center Museum
* Fort Madison Art Center

General information

Cruise Season – May - October
Currency - United States Dollar (USD)
Language – English
Population –11,100 approx
Land Area – 34.27 km2
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – 1

Port Location – The port is located on the Mississippi River.

Transport Links – Amtrak's daily Southwest Chief passenger train makes its only Iowa stop in Fort Madison on its runs between Chicago and other stops in Illinois on one side and Missouri, Kansas, and other states right the way to Los Angeles on the other. The station is at 1601 20th Street, on the river side of the city.

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