Knoxville is the county seat of Marion County. Enjoy shopping, dining and entertainment opportunities in our town square and throughout the community. Every August the Sprint Car Nationals bring thousands of tourists to enjoy this racing event. Knoxville is located just a few miles from Lake Red Rock,
Iowa's largest lake, providing recreational opportunities such as boating, biking and hiking. A short commute to Pella, Oskaloosa and Des Moines, Knoxville offers relaxed, small town advantages to residents and visitors. Knoxville offers many quality of life amenities, including great public schools, excellent jobs, a recreation center, performing arts center, the Knoxville Raceway, public library, movie theater, restaurants, hospital, senior center, and so much more!
The chamber office is located in the Dixie Cornell Gebhardt house where the Iowa flag was created.
We are open Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Knoxville has been dubbed "The Sprint Car Capital of the World" and for good reason! Join our community for eight days of sprint car racing starting with the 28th Annual 360 Knoxville Nationals presented by Great Southern Bank - August 2-4, 2018 followed by the 58th Annual 5-hour ENERGY Knoxville Nationals presented by Casey's General Store - August 8-11, 2018.