The Epworth Emergency Services Department has 40 active members involved in fire suppression and emergency medial services. Ten members are certified paramedics, the highest level of pre-hospital care approved by the State of Iowa. Due to our training and advance equipment the Epworth area enjoys a class 4 insurance rating, which results in lower insurance rates.

The Police Department has one police officer and occasional part-time officers. The City has formed mutual aid partnerships with the City of Peosta and City of Farley and with Dubuque County to broaden your protection.

Located in a 15 minute proximity to three hospitals and a specialty clinic. Local health professionals include a dentist, a chiropractor and an optician.

Utility Phone Numbers

Alliant Energy (electric): 1-800-255-4268
Black Hills Energy : 1-800-303-0752
Maquoketa Valley Electric Coop (east Epworth): 1-800-927-6068

Mediacom Cable, phone, internet service 557-8020

Comelec Internet 556-6526

Viasat Satellite Internet (

Windstream telephone, internet:  1-877-905-4692

Municipal Water & Sewer Services (City Hall): 876-3320
Garbage & Recycling (contract Roling Sanitation): 876-3320 or 563-920-2647

Post Office 876-3211