Gowrie offers a multitude of services that make small town living simple and safe. From emergency services to health care professionals, educational opportunities, recreation and much more!
Webster County and Fort Dodge have some amazing things to offer. With abundant job opportunities, a robust training and development environment, you will find yourself at home and surrounded by resources to help you thrive and succeed.
McCrary Rost Clinic and Community Pharmacy
A Rural Health Care Clinic located at 1800 Main Street includes both McCrary Rost Clinic and Community Pharmacy. The clinic is staffed by two physicians supported by nursing, lab & x-ray personnel. A full-service pharmacy is also located on-site. Rock Vision Clinic is located in the lower level of the clinic. The McCrary Rost Clinic is a satellite service of Stewart Memorial Community Hospital, located in Lake City. For information on SMCH, visit www.stewartmemorial.org.
Rock Vision Clinic
Rock Vision Clinic is located in the lower level of the clinic building at 1800 Main St. Dr. Craig Rock sees patients every Wednesday. The office is staffed Monday through Friday.
Anne Arklie, DDS
Anne Arklie, DDS, is located 1120 Market Street. Dr. Arklie provides dental care for the entire family.
Gowrie Family Chiropractic Clinic
Gowrie Family Chiropractic Clinic is located at 1004 Market Street. Dr. Bruce Pudenz, DC, provides chiropractic services for patients of all ages. Contact Dr. Pudenz at 352-3880.
The Gowrie Care Center
The Gowrie Care Center, 1808 Main St., is a 51-bed ICF and Skilled nursing facility. Senior Suites of Gowrie, located on the premises, provides independent living with support services
Southeast Valley Jaguars
Southeast Valley is the result of whole grade sharing between Prairie Valley Community School District and Southeast Webster-Grand Community School District. It serves the communities of Gowrie, Callender, Farnhamville, Lanyon, Moorland, Rinard, Somers, Harcourt, Lehigh, Boxholm, Burnside and Dayton. The high school and district offices are located at 1005 Riddle Street in Gowrie. Elementary centers are located north of Farnhamville in Dayton. The middle school is located in Burnside.
Please visit the school website for more information:
Iowa Central Community College
1306 Market St
Zion Lutheran Church
Countryside Cooperative Ministry
1003 Church St
Evangelical Covenant, Baptist, UCC/Congregational & Catholic
Churches located within twelve miles.
2220 4th Avenue North
Fort Dodge, IA 50501
Gowrie Public Library
1204 Market Street
Gowrie Skate Center
1202 Beek Street
Gowrie Swimming Pool
North Beek Street
Senior Housing -
Golden Crest Villa
located on 4th Street
Contact the City Clerk at 515-352-3999. The distribution day, please call ahead, is the 3rd Thursday and 3rd Saturday of each month from 8:00 am to 10:00 am and as needed at the Community Center, 1206 Market St. The only requirement for service is that you reside in the Prairie Valley/Southeast Valley Community School District.
601 4th Street
Mens, womens, youth and couples summer leagues & tournaments.
Contact City Clerk for Room Reservation
Located at the Community Center
Phone: 515-352-3511 (weekday mornings)
Disc Golf Course
Located at Laurel Park
Leagues and tournaments.
1112 Beek Street
Southwest Webster Ambulance Service
Gowrie Volunteer Fire Department
Gowrie Police Department
Many times the fire department and ambulance service will participate in "practice burns" and community drills for training purposes.
Clubs & Organizations
Community life in Gowrie is part of what makes this such a great place to live. Becoming involved in community life is easy. These clubs and service organizations work year-round to improve the quality of life for all community residents, and they welcome new members and volunteers.
American Legion Peterson Post 431
Xi Eta Sigma
Gowrie Arts Council
Gowrie Growth Group
Gowrie Development Commission
Gowrie Groundbreakers 4-H Club
Gowrie Historical Society
Gowrie Trees Forever
Swimming Pool Board
Youth Soccer Association
Rose Lodge #506
Summer Youth Program
Wheels of Gowrie Youth Center (Skating Rink)
Webster County Ice Breakers Snowmobile Club
1102 Main Street
Provides Water, Sewer, Electricity, and Garbage Pickup
Webster-Calhoun Cooperative Telephone Association
1106 Beek Street
Provides Telephone, High-Speed Internet, and Digital Television on a Fiber driven network. Nationally designated as a Gig Capable Provider and Smart Rural Community.
24-Hour Customer Service 888-890-5554
24-Hour Emergency Service 800-694-8989
Provides Natural Gas Service
Iowa One Call
811- or 1-800-292-8989
Call before you dig! One call will locate all underground utilities.
Gowrie is located in southwest Webster County on US Highway 175, a 25-minute drive from Fort Dodge and only a little over an hour from Des Moines.