Prophetstown may be a small town, but we think big! We are committed to a strong, progressive community, and work together to achieve goals. While some communities have lost their roots, Prophetstown remains true to the hallmarks of small town life: Friendly, caring people … established local institutions and businesses … pride in well maintained homes and offices, schools, city facilities and parks … and a strong faith community.

The fabric of life in this small town is a rich and varied tapestry. You’ll find businesses and services beyond your imagination, and many health care needs can be met locally. Students thrive in solid educational programs offered here, and college-level courses and technical training are conveniently located nearby. Prophetstown is particularly proud of its industrial base, providing jobs in trade and technical applications.

The people of Prophetstown are not satisfied to stand still: We’re constantly working to improve this community, to make it as good as it can possibly be. In the meantime, we think you’ll agree that Prophetstown is Practically Perfect!

Prophetstown Main Street Program
Prophetstown, one of the original nine projects in the Illinois Main Street Communities program, continues to operate a strong Main Street program. Designed to bolster the community’s downtown business district, the volunteer-based program concentrates on organization, promotion, design and business development, all within the context of historic preservation. The group’s goal is to strengthen the social and economic health of the downtown business district and community.

Retail Businesses and Services Links

Prophetstown’s businesses and services offer a varied mix, including appliances, florists, repair, construction services, health and beauty, trucking/transport, household variety, fast food/restaurants/bars, storage, realty, printing/publishing, veterinary, and more.

Hospitals/medical centers near Prophetstown:

Industry Links

Prophetstown boasts a stable base of small to mid-size manufacturers with a full-time employment base of about 400. The sector includes manufacturers of materials for agriculture, oil industry, fast food production, medical products and industry.

Colleges/universities nearest to Prophetstown:

Ashford University
Black Hawk College
Kaplan University
Augustana College
Palmer College of Chiropractic
Saint Ambrose University
Eastern Iowa Community College District

Public high school in Prophetstown:

Prophetstown High School

Public elementary/middle school in Prophetstown:

Prophetstown Elementary School

Library in Prophetstown