City of Red Oak

601 N. 6th St. • P. O. Box 475 • Red Oak, IA 51566
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Red Oak is a community firmly rooted with rich traditions of growing industry, embracing worthwhile projects, celebrating history, and caring for fellow citizens. Organized on March 20, 1876 and named for the numerous oak trees that lined the banks of a small stream known as Red Oak Creek, the Red Oak of today boasts 6,000 residents and is nestled along the Nishnabotna River.