Welcome to Iowa
Welcome to Iowa.gov, the hub for information on government, education, business regulations, health, transparency, and more.
Most Used Tasks
File for unemployment
Learn how to file for benefits and begin the process for reemployment in just a few steps.
Check Eligibility for Assistance Programs
We'll collect some information from you to find out what programs you are eligible for.
Learn about and apply to serve on a State Board.
State policies and services are guided by the input of Iowans serving on State boards and commissions.
Iowa 511 Road Conditions
Check for construction, winter road conditions, plow locations, and plow cameras.
Travel Iowa, A Secret Worth Sharing
Here in Iowa, we’re all about breaking the stereotypes. Home to exciting museums, thousands of miles of trails and more.
Browse By Services
Popular topics to get you quickly to the information you need.
Your State Leaders
Learn more about the Governor, Lt. Governor, Attorney General, Secretary of State, and other elected officials.
About the State
State Bird of Iowa
In 1933 the legislature named the eastern goldfinch, also called American goldfinch or wild canary as the state bird.
The oak was named as the official state tree in 1961.
Iowa State Quarter at the US Mint
Iowa's Quarter minted in 2004 is based on the Arbor Day painting by Grant Wood and features a tree planting at school.
Mrs. Dixie Cornell Gebhardt of Knoxville designed the flag. This became the official flag In 1921.