Mills County is located in Southwest Iowa. The county is bordered by the Missouri River and the Omaha, Nebraska metropolitan area on the west, Pottawattamie County to the north, Montgomery County to the east, and Fremont County the south. The beautiful Loess Hills run through the western part of the county. Interstate 29 and Highway 34 intersect near Glenwood and Pacific Junction. Approximately 11,000 of the 15,021 population live within the western section of the county. To learn more about Mills County please visit:
The average daily temperature in Mills County is 19° in January and 76° in July, along with an average annual precipitation of 32 inches of rainfall and 18 inches of snowfall. According to the 2017 Iowa Health Fact Book, there are 8 physicians and 5 dentists in the county. There are also currently 33 churches in Mills County, which can be found here.
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In Iowa, state corporate income taxes are based solely on in-state sales. State sales taxes are 6% with exclusion on food, prescription drugs and medical devices. Property taxes in Iowa exclude machinery, equipment and warehouse racking.
There are numerous colleges, universities and trade institutions within the metro area including: The University of Nebraska at Omaha, Creighton University, Iowa Western Community College, & Metropolitan Community College.
This area of Mills County, IA is situated within minutes south of Council Bluffs, IA and includes the I-29 and Hwy 34 interchange. This allows access to anywhere in the greater Omaha/Council Bluffs Metro area with ease as well as direct interstate access to Kansas City (2hrs); Des Moines, IA (2 hrs.); Lincoln, NE ( 1 hr.) & Sioux Falls, SD (3.5 hrs.). Highway 34 enters Iowa from Nebraska over the newly constructed Missouri River Bridge.
The Mills County, IA area is serviced by four railroads: Union Pacific, Iowa Interstate, Burlington Northern Santa Fe & Kansas City Southern.
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.