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Welcome to Oelwein

Oelwein is a small melting pot, rich in diversity and culture. The dawn of the railroad brought an influx of people from various cultures and countries who followed the railroad to Oelwein. Oelwein was named "Hub City" because of the rail lines coming into town and the repair shops located there. Even though most of the railroad business was moved in the 1980's, the railroad made Oelwein and the surrounding area what it is today.
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Oelwein Community Plaza

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Looking for a great place for your business? For retail, wholesale, service or manufacturing, consider Oelwein as a place to productively and cost effectively do business.


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Oelwein has annual events that will provide fun for the entire family. Many attractions can be added to your trip when visiting Oelwein or enjoyed throughout the year for our residents. Check out what Oelwein has to offer for your family fun!


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