Interested in moving to Hedrick? Contact:
109 Main Street
Hedrick, IA 52563-0167
Attn: City Clerk
Current population: 764
Hedrick has several recreational parks including, Circle Memorial Park, City Park, Perkins Memorial Park, Tennis Courts & Ball Diamonds. Circle Memorial Park is located center of Park Street. City Park is located south of Hwy. 149 and has limited camping, a shelter, a basketball court, a new bathroom, and new playground equipment. (Playground equipment pictured to the left. To see a enlarged picture click here.) Perkins Memorial Park is located south of Lake Street. Tennis Courts & Ball Diamonds are located at 2nd & Prairie.
Hedrick offers its own water and sewer systems, and the following utilities, garbage/recycling pickup (Friday A.M.), Mid-American Energy (gas), Alliant Energy (electric), Starwest Cable (TV), Windstream (telephone), Keyon and Windstream (wireless internet).
American Legion & Auxiliary
Civic Center Commitee
BBQ Days Committee
Hedrick has a 911 emergency system. Hedrick's Volunteer Fire Department consists of community members who give of their time day or night, to help those in need. They are trained professionals who respond to emergency calls in Hedrick and the surrounding area. The Fire Department is located on Main Street. First Responders is a volunteer emergency medical team, which began serving Hedrick and the surrounding area in April, 1980, after intensive training with the Keokuk County Ambulance Service. The team responds with an ambulance or privately, to answer emergency medical calls, offering assistance ranging from car accidents to heart attacks, providing primary care and CPR where necessary.(Emergency vehicles pictured to the left. To see a enlarged picture click here.)
The Carl Craft Civic Center is located at the corner of 2nd and Prairie Street. This building which is available for rent has a theatrical stage, full basketball court, kitchen facilities, public restrooms, and an additional area for seating with tables and chairs. This is a large facility which is often used for basketball tournaments, alumni events, auctions, and wedding receptions. If you are interested in renting the Civic Center, please contact the City Clerk at (641) 653-4914.(Civic Center pictured to the left. To see a enlarged picture click here.)
Hedrick's first Library was started in 1923 and it is currently located in the Community Center at 109 N. Main Street. The library has a large variety of literatures to choose from including , books, videos, tapes, and magazines. It also has a nice children section, which provides a variety of summer reading programs. (Library pictured to the left. To see a enlarged picture click here.)
For more information about the Hedrick Public Library and policies click here.
As a project of the Hedrick Betterment organization, Hedrick Housing Inc. was formed in 1975. The purpose is to build and rent affordable housing for the community's senior citizens. All expenses except telephone are included in the rent and the outside problems of snow removal, lawn care, etc. are provided.(Hedrick Housing pictured to the left. To see a enlarged picture click here.)