Our Area


Location Emerson, Iowa Emerson is located in  eastern Mills County just south of the Highway 34/Highway 59 intersection, approximately 35 miles southeast of the Council Bluffs/Omaha Metropolitan area and approximately 20 miles east of I-29 on Highway 34. Business Climate Emerson provides a small town atmosphere for individuals who work in the Omaha/Council Bluffs and Red Oak area.  Chat Mobility and several other local businesses provide the majority of the employment in Emerson. The local cafe is a famous draw to Emerson.


Location Glenwood, Iowa Glenwood is located 15 miles south of the nation's crossroads at I-29 & I-80 in the Omaha/Council Bluffs area. At Exit 35, a 4 mile drive east on Hwy. 34 takes you through the beautiful Loess Hills into Glenwood. The Glenwood Lake Park, Davies Amphitheater, the beautiful Glenwood Town Square, and  the county seat for Mills County are a few of its amenitities.  Glenwood has the "Best of Both Worlds...", a friendly, small town close to a major metropolitan area.  Glenwood offers midwest living at its best! Business Climate The beautiful, historic town square of Glenwood defines the pride of this unique community. The downtown center remains the focus of civic and commercial life in the community. Long standing businesses mix with new enterprises, centered around a historic courthouse square. Glenwood is a service and human service community. The business community also extends to Locust St., Glenwood Plaza and other locations.  Our largest employer is the Glenwood Resource Center.  Housing continues to be our largest industry with our proximity to the Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area.


Location Hastings, Iowa Hastings is located at the junction of M16 (360th Street) and Highway 34 east in Mills County, IA. The city of Hastings is 6 miles east of the city of Malvern. Business Climate Hastings is a bedroom community for those seeking  a quiet rural setting. Most of its population find employment in nearby cities.


Location Henderson, Iowa The City of Henderson lies in the northeastern corner of Mills County. Henderson is located 23 miles east and north of Glenwood. (Highway 34 east and 59 north. Business Climate Henderson's  infrastructure and public services are in good condition for the size and needs of the community.  A new community center and library are the most recent additions to this town.