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Nora Springs Iowa

Located only 8 miles east of Mason City, Nora Springs residents enjoy access to all the amenities in the larger metropolitan area while being able to escape to a quiet, rural community to live. This beautiful community is located on the Shell Rock River and has many great natural areas to enjoy throughout the year. The approximately 1,450 people that call Nora Springs home like to come together for fun community events, such as the popular Buffalo Days celebration. It is the perfect community to raise a family with all the basic amenities and facilities you could need.

Parks and Recreation in Nora Springs

Homes For Sale in Nora Springs IA
Homes For Sale in Nora Springs IA

There are many beautiful recreational facilities to explore in Nora Springs. The Park and Rec Board maintain the park and recreational areas in the community. From the city parks, butterfly garden, community swimming pool, nature preserves, and Shell Rock River, Nora Springs is filled with amazing natural spaces to be active, explore the great outdoors, and enjoy time in the sun. Residents that like to hit the greens will like Buffalo Run Golf Club ( 23342 265th Street) which offers a 9 hole golf course.

Education in Nora Springs, IA

Central Springs Community School District educates the students in Nora Springs. This excellent local school district operates schools within Nora Springs and nearby Manly. There are 4 schools within this district for students in prekindergarten through 12th grade. Nora Springs is home to 2 of the district’s schools, including Central Springs Elementary-Nora Springs Campus and Central Springs Middle School. Both of these schools are located at 509 North Iowa Street. Students in grades 9th through 12th attend Central Springs High School (105 South East Street, Manly).

Health and Transportation in Nora Springs, Iowa

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Nora Springs, IA Real Estate

With its close proximity to Mason City, residents in Nora Springs have access to the many excellent medical facilities located in North Iowa. Mercy Medical Center – North Iowa (1000 4th Street Southwest, Mason City) is the closest comprehensive hospital. It provides full medical care and emergency services for patients.

Nora Springs is connected to other communities within the region via U.S. Route 18 Business. This route runs directly through town from the west to the east. Mason City Municipal Airport (Highway 122, West Mason City) is the closest airport and provides daily domestic flights within the Midwest for residents that need to travel for business or pleasure.

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Real Estate for Sale in Nora Springs IA

Nora Springs is centered between Mason City and Charles City and is 2 miles from the Avenue of the Saints which makes commuting either direction easy for residents. The town of Nora Springs offers a vast price range of homes starting at $50,000 up to $350,000. Whether you’re looking for a single family home, twin home or even an acreage Nora Springs is worth a look. With supply and demand which brings quick sales it’s always better to be working with us so you know when homes come on the market.

Nora Springs Iowa Homes For Sale

Nora Springs is located along the Shell Rock River. The park area features a stopping point or starting point for many tubers, kayakers, or canoe enthusiasts. Nora Springs is known for their Buffalo that used to be raised at the city’s edge. To this day, there are still buffalo that can been being raised as you drive through town. Buffalo Days celebration occurs every June where you can sample buffalo burgers and an active volunteer fire department puts on a street dance to raise funds for the local fire department. They have one of the few active golf courses in the area and have recently updated their aquatic center. If you are a nature lover or just love being outside the Shell Rock River Greenbelt and Preserve is a 7.5 mile trip between Nora Springs and Rock Falls that people enjoy hiking, horseback or driving. Journalist Otto Knauth once quoted, “Nora Springs is the kind of town you know you’d like to live in as soon as you see it.”

School District for Nora Springs Iowa

Nora Springs schools are consolidated with Manly, Plymouth and Rock Falls. The district is called Central Springs, the elementary schools are located both on the Manly campus and Nora Springs. The middle school is located on the Nora Springs campus with the High School being at the Manly location. There is a scholarship opportunity for students that are within the boundaries of the original Nora Springs – Rock Falls school district named the John R Adams Academic Scholarship and the Adams Family Foundation Scholarship.

If Your looking to Buy Or Sell in Nora Springs call Jane Fischer & Associates a call at 641-424-HOME (4663)