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Welcome to Lyon County, Iowa

Lyon County was formed in 1872 from sections of Woodbury County. It's home to eight communities, four school districts, and 11,934 residents. The County is administered by a five-member Board of Supervisors who are elected for four-year terms. Other elected officials include the Attorney, Auditor, Recorder, Sheriff, and Treasurer.

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Board of Supervisors Meeting 8:30 am
206 S. 2nd Ave. · Rock Rapids, IA
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Lyon County Recreation

Lake Pahoja

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Lake Pahoja Recreation Area is a 300 acre highly developed multi-use recreation area. It offers a wide variety of activities for all seasons.

A few of the features at Lake Pahoja include 6 open picnic shelters with modern restroom facilities and drinking water available, three playgrounds, two volleyball courts, a basketball court, and horseshoe pits. Two enclosed lodges are also available - each containing four to six picnic tables, a fireplace, and outdoor pedestal grills.