Welcome to Sheldon, Iowa!


Sheldon will be the community of choice for young families in Northwest Iowa to live, work and play.

Our Promise:

Sheldon has always been a really nice place for families. Its wide, inviting neighborhood streets and many recreational facilities welcome children and families seeking a safe, peaceful and comfortable place to play, shop and call home. Its schools and recreational activities provide year-round and life-long learning opportunities for residents of all ages. And the community is set on a strong foundation in faith and family that holds family and community together in bad times, and celebrates family and community in good times.

Facts about Sheldon

  • The population of Sheldon is approximately 5,188.
  • The amount of land area in Sheldon is 10.917 sq. kilometers.
  • The distance from Sheldon to Washington DC is 1,074 miles.
  • The distance to the Iowa state capital is 161 miles. (as the crow flies).
  • Sheldon is positioned 43.17 degrees north of the equator and 95.84 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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