Local Services

Water: SIRWA (Southern Iowa Rural Water Association)
$20.67 per month (minimum of 2,000 gallons)
1-641-782-5744
 
Sewage: Sun Valley Sanitary District
1311 Tomahawk Trail
Ellston, Iowa 50074-4445
641-234-2099  (Billing questions 641-772-4550)
$34.00 per month, sewer assessment
Before buying or building call the number listed above
 
Electric: Southwest Iowa Rural Electric Cooperative
1502 W. South St.
Mt Ayr, Iowa 50854-0391
641-464-2244
Refundable deposit required
Under ground power line (no natural gas)
 
Iowa One Call: Before digging call to locate underground wires and cables. Phone:811 Online: iowaonecall.com
 
Phone: Windstream
1-800-347-1991
 
Taxes: Levied by Ringgold County Auditor 641-464-3239
Ringgold County Treasurer 641-464-3230
Ringgold County Recorder 641-464-3231
Ringgold County Assessor 641-464-3233
 
Emergency: Dial 911
 
Schools: Mt Ayr School District - Bus pick-up from county roads surrounding the lake.
School Superintendent 641-464-0500
 
Library: Ellston Community Library. Located in Community area of the Ellston United Methodist Church.
Hours: Saturdays 10-Noon Sundays 1-2:30
Free wi-fi
Click here to visit the Library website or visit us on Facebook.
 
U.S. Mail: Ellston Post Office
Contact post office for delivery options 641-772-4385
 
Hospitals:
    Ringgold County Hospital
        504 N. Cleveland St.
        Mt Ayr, IA 50854-2201
        641-464-3226
        Approximately 20 minutes by car.  
  Greater Regional Medical Center   
        1700 W. Townline, Suite 3
        Creston, IA
         1-641-782-7091
         Approximately 30 minutes by car.
 
Fire: Ellston Volunteer Fire Department
Dial 911
 
Sheriff: Ringgold County Sheriffs Department
Non-Emergency 641-464-3921
Emergency 911
 
Area Churches:
      Assembly of God - Mt Ayr
      Baptist - Mt Ayr
      Catholic - Grand River
      Christian - Tingley
      Lutheran - Mt Ayr
      Methodist - Ellston & Tingley
 
For other Services: Garbage Hauling, LP Gas, Restaurants, Golf, Rock Hauling, Newspapers, Lawn Mowing, Airports, please contact the Association Office at 641-772-4372.