Nestled in the Southwest corner of Iowa between the east and west branches of the Nishnabotna River, the community of Emerson typifies the small town atmosphere and work ethics of the Midwest. With a population of 438, Emerson is located in Eastern Mills County at the interchange of US Highways 34 & 59. The vibrant rural community sets approximately 35 miles southeast of the Omaha/Council Bluffs metropolitan area and 20 miles east of Interstate 29.
Emerson provides a small town atmosphere for individuals who work in the Omaha/Council Bluffs , Shenandoah, and Red Oak areas. Home to one of Iowa’s largest regional telecommunications providers Chat Mobility, the community supports several local businesses while providing employment opportunities and a climate conducive to thriving business and great family values.
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Emerson provides a small town atmosphere for individuals who work in the Omaha/Council Bluffs and Red Oak area. Chat Mobility and several other local businesses provide the majority of the employment in Emerson. The local cafe is a famous draw to Emerson.
The Greater Omaha Metro is serviced by Eppley Airfield (20 minutes from I-29/Hwy 34 interchange). The Eppley Airfield had over 4.1 Millions passengers and handled over 113 million pounds of cargo in 2014. Eppley Airfield is also serviced by 7 freight companies and 18 air carriers with between 70-75 daily departures.