Economic Development

Lyon County Economic Development

Steve Simons, LCED Director

Lyon County Annex
315 1st Avenue, Suite 209
Rock Rapids, IA 51246
Phone: 1-712-472-8546

The Lyon County Economic Development's mission is to retain and attract business, agriculture and residents to Lyon County. We work to ensure that existing business prospers and new business receives all available advantages. Our programs offer technical and financial assistance. We also work to ensure a great quality of life for our residents.

Lyon County Economic Development offers a comprehensive array of economic development services including site selection, business plan development, expansion and relocation planning, and new business ideas. Lyon County borders both South Dakota and Minnesota and is within 10 miles of Interstate 90.

Lyon County is home to the new Grand Falls Casino Resort and has proven to be a great location for a wide variety of service and manufacturing operations.

The Lyon County advantage for both new families and businesses are a combination of a safe, family-oriented lifestyle, great schools, a skilled workforce, low operating costs and cost-of-living and available sites for growth.