Dunlap was platted in 1867, and was named for George L. Dunlap, a railroad official who served as president of the Chicago & North Western Railway and as City Marshall of Chicago. Dunlap is located at the intersection of State Highways 30 and 37, in Harrison County, Iowa.
Nestled in the Loess Hills of Western Iowa, Dunlap is a charming, Midwest community.
Dunlap’s attractive main street, with revitalized historic buildings is a central hub for commerce in the community. Supported by local businesses and growing industry, the community has a private golf course, a modern outdoor public swimming pool, two recreational parks – one with a brand-new playground structure and paved and natural walking trails. Dunlap is also home to the ever-expanding 4-County Fairgrounds.
The Boyer Valley Community School boasts unprecedented performing arts, athletic, and FFA programs for the school size, with a dedicated field plot and greenhouse. The school is slated to undergo an expansive building addition, with groundbreaking in the next year and looks to evolve trade and career offerings for students. The Boyer Valley Sports Complex, located on the north side of town, facilitates a variety of sporting event types for multiple age groups.
The population of Dunlap is 1,038.
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