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Surrounded by rich farmland, Mount Ayr contains historic buildings, modern medicine, quality education and more. Mount Ayr Community Schools and Diagonal Community Schools serve students in Ringgold county with an elementary and junior-senior high school. The Ringgold County Hospital has served the area since 1951. Out of town visitors and seasonal hunters can stay at The Mount Ayr Inn which opened in 2005.
Judge Lewis Recreational Park, Poe Hollow Park & Ringgold Trailway, Fife’s Grove and Loch Ayr are among the recreational attractions available locally. Sun Valley Lake is a private, 500-acre lake offering 16 miles of shoreline. Hunting is excellent in southern Iowa with healthy populations of pheasant, turkey and whitetail.
Mount Ayr weather includes four seasons with 36 inches of rain and 18 inches of snow annually on average. Sunshine typically occurs on 200 days out of the year. Winters are normally cold, while summers tend to be warm.
Ringgold County was established in 1847 with Mount Ayr was selected as the county seat in 1855. Mount Ayr was founded in 1875 and named for the birthplace (Ayr, Scotland) of poet Robert Burns. The “Mount” was derived from the town’s location as the highest point of land in the area.
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