Grinnell is located in Poweshiek County, Iowa, approximately three miles north of Interstate 80 off exit 182.  It was founded in 1854 and is the home of Grinnell College, one of the most prestigious Liberal Arts Colleges in the United States.  Grinnell came to be known as the Jewel of the Prairie and it lives up to its nickname!  Follow the links to learn more!

History - Grinnell is a small community but rich in historical sites and significance!

Statistics - The cold, hard facts about the town.

Activities - There are many leisure activities to enjoy within the city and the surrounding area.

Services - Where to find those simple, bare necessities of life including food, supplies and, of course, coffee!

Fine Dining and Entertainment - Grinnell's night life caters to everyone...students and professionals alike.