Welcome to the town of Garrison. Garrison is located southwest of the city of Vinton, the Benton County seat. Garrison was the birthplace of the Old Creamery Theatre Company (which has relocated to the Amana Colonies).
The local fire department is well known for its participation in statewide events. If you like nature walks, there is a walking/hiking path along the south edge of town that can take you all the way to either Vinton or Dysart. Keystone Communications provides the phone, internet and cable television services to the businesses and residents in the city and rural areas.
Alliant Energy provides electrical service to the town. Contact them at 1-800-255-4268. The rural area is covered by both Alliant and ECI-REC Their toll free number is 1-877-850-4343. Contact the City Clerk at 319-477-5811 for water, sewer, and garbage service. Local children attend Vinton Community Schools with bus service provided. There are two churches in town: United Methodist Church and St Mark’s Lutheran Church. Garrison has a new postal facility and a large emergency services center. The zipcode for Garrison is 52229 and the phone prefix is 477.