Our mission is to increase economic opportunity through business formation, job creation and appropriate business and community development strategies for the citizens of Pocahontas County.

The Pocahontas County Economic Development Commission (PCEDC) is a county-wide economic development organization representing Pocahontas County, Iowa’s rural areas and nine communities: Fonda, Gilmore City, Havelock, Laurens, Palmer, Plover, Pocahontas, Rolfe, and Varina.

Discover Pocahontas County

Discover Pocahontas County, Iowa. We're the home of hard workers, innovators, and creators. We feed the world. We fuel the world. We color the world. Natural beauty is all around, and peace and quiet are a part of life here. But a relaxed lifestyle doesn't mean we slack off. Pocahontas County is the home of major industry and thriving small businesses. In Pocahontas County, running a successful business isn't just a dream, it's a reality. Discover businesses, jobs, entrepreneurs, hard workers, innovators, artists, craftsmen, makers, doers, and much more. Discover your future in Pocahontas County.

What Can We Help You With?

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Business Assistance

Whether you are starting a new business or bringing your business to Pocahontas County, we have the tools and resources to help. Want to know about business planning, financial tools and  incentives, or available sites and buildings? We've got you covered.



Want to get to know our organization better? Learn about our current leadership and the strategic priorities that are moving Pocahontas County forward.


Area Information

Looking for the most recent reports and statistics for Pocahontas County? Whether you are interested in the newest laborshed analysis or want to see what businesses are in the county, we have what you need.


11 W Elm Avenue
P.O. Box 212
Pocahontas, IA 50574