About the Community


Humeston is located in Wayne County in south central Iowa.  Our town has a population of 465. Our quint little town has much to offer citizens and visitors.

Youth and Education:

  • Mormon Trail Community School District  
  • Mormon Trail Youth Association - an organization which organizes youth sporting opportunities
  • Mormon Trail Swimming Pool
  • Area 4-H clubs include Richman Rustlers, LeRoy Merrymakers and Derby Blue Ribbon Winners

Health and Wellness:

Retail Stores:

  • Snyder's
  • The Old Print Shop
  • Shakerworks
  • Snips of Thread & The Yarn Pantry
  • The Well (thrift store to benefit international missions)
  • The Shop
  • All Auctions Auction House
  • Peasley Auctions
  • Nana's Jewelry Box


  • Cut n' It Up
  • The Painted Mane
  • Homestead Fabrication and Designs
  • Verle Norris Attourney at Law
  • First Interstate Bank
  • Stephanie Mendenhall, CPA
  • Hardwood and Steel Woodworking
  • The Shop and storage units


Agriculture and Automotive Services:

Religious Organizations