Algona is located in Kossuth County
(of which it is the county seat). The city is in the Northwest Region
of Iowa along the Des Moines River. The city name derives from the word "Algonquian," for the tribe that settled there.
The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 5,766, a decrease of 249 since 1990.
Accommodations in Algona include Americinn, Ima Burr Oak Motel and Super 8 Motel. Click for more details, including other accommodations in the area, as well as online reservations.
Community festivals include the Kossuth County Fair, Founders Day, and Band Day Festival. Event dates often change so check ahead.
Nearby parks and recreation include Ambrose A. Call State Park.