Introduction to Sioux Center, Iowa
Sioux Center History
The area now known as Sioux Center was originally inhabited by the Native Americans. In fact, it was also named after the Sioux Indian tribe. The area was first settled by the whites in the 1800s. The city is located in Sioux County, which was established on January 15, 1851.
Sioux Center and nearby Attractions
- Centre Mall
- Sioux County Historical Center
- Newton Hills State Park
- Sheldon Prarie Museum
- Lake Alvin State Recreation Area
- Milwaukee Railroad Roundhouse Historic Site
Things To Do In Sioux Center
Sioux Center has many parks including the Crown Pointe Vernon Park, Regency Park, and Central Park. The Open Space Park offers 2 lighted sand volleyball courts, a lighted baseball field, a lighted football field, and softball field. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Centre Mall. One can also enjoy camping at the Sandy Hollow Campground. The city also includes a bike trail to enjoy. Sioux Center also hosts Summer Celebration every year in the month of June, which features a celebration including cruise night and a car show.
Sioux Center Transportation
Flights can be availed from Sioux Gateway Airport/ Col. Bud Day Field.
Sioux Center Higher Education
Dordt College is located in the city. Western Iowa Tech Community College, Buena Vista University, and University of South Dakota also offer facilities for higher education.