Profile for Amana, Iowa, IA
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Amana is in Iowa County.
The community name derives from the Song of Solomon, meaning "remain faithful."
The latitude of Amana is 41.8N. The longitude is -91.87W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
Settled by German families seeking religious freedom.
Local festivals include:
- Beckster Fest - June 1-3, 2007
- Festival of the Arts - Aug. 11, 2007
- Oktoberfest - Sept. 28-30, 2007
- Festival of Iowa Beers - Sept. 2-3, 2007
- Louisiana Cajun & Zydeco Festival - May 26-28, 2007
- Maifest - May 5-6, 2007
- Winterfest - Jan. 27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Amana web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation:
Kolonieweg Recreational Trail, Amana Colonies Nature Trail, Lily Lake
Historic sites and museums: Museum of Amana History, Community Church Museum, Communal Agriculture Museum, Mini-Americana Barn Museum, Industrial Machine Shop Museum
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- Beckster Fest - J
- Louisiana Cajun & Zydeco Festival - M
- Festival of the Arts - A
- Maifest - M
- Oktoberfest - S
- Winterfest - J
- Festival of Iowa Beers - S
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Iowa County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Amana political report.
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