Welcome to the Town of Portsmouth Iowa


We welcome you to Portsmouth’s website. This website seeks to inform its citizens and others about ongoing projects and events in Portsmouth and also serves as a database and reference resource for information about our town.

Portsmouth is a small town in the heart of America. We have an volunteer fire department and county sheriff.  We provide and invoice monthly for the following services:  water, sewer and solid waste. 

News about Portsmouth

Events in Portsmouth

Monday: City council meeting


When:  Monday April 6, 2020

Time:  8pm

Where:  City Hall 


Everyone is welcome to the meetings.



Reminder:  Burn pile is only for yard waste.  No construction waste


Snow:  give the plow room to get through.  Move your cars off the street.


Water project:  The waterlines are completed.  McCarthy's will be back in the spring for grass seed.   April 18th tower work begins.





water project update
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Restaurants serving amid Covid 19

Rocket 743-2525

Club 191  743-5535 Thursday Friday Saturday


Grant, loan or tax assistance for business:  www.iowabusinessrecovery.com


Shelby County Chamber has up to date information from the state.  www.exploreshelbycounty.com