Sidney Real Estate & Community Information

Sidney Real Estate & Community Information

Known as “Rodeo Town USA” for over 80 years, Sydney is a city located in Fremont County, Iowa.  Sidney is also one of the smallest county seats in Iowa, with approximately 1100 residents. Sidney’s modern history dates back to 1851 when it was originally named Dayton.  The name of Sidney was suggested by a family who the surveyors were boarding with.

Sidney is also home to what is claimed to be the world’s largest continuous outdoor rodeo, The Sidney Iowa Championship Rodeo.  The rodeo has been operated by American Legion Post No. 128 since 1924 and attracts around 38,000 people each year.

Shopping & Dining

Sidney has stores and restaurants that meet the needs of its residents.  Sidney Foods is a full service grocery store.  Penn Drug Company has been in business since 1863 and is Iowa’s oldest family-owned drug store, complete with old-fashioned soda fountain. They also serve lunch items such as paninis and pasta salads.

For other dining choices, there’s Whip’s Steakhouse, the perfect small town bar & grill, which serves up great steaks and sandwiches.  There’s also B & C Chaps Bar & Grill on Illinois St. Residents also have the choice to go to nearby Shenandoah for more shopping and dining options.


Sidney has an estimated population of 1087 residents.  In 2010 there were 464 households, with a median income of $45,278.


The students of Sidney are served by Sidney Community Schools, which consists of an elematary school and a junior-senior high school.


There are three medical clinics located in Sidney.  They include Medical Clinic, P.C., Fremont County Medical Center, and Southwest Iowa Home Health Services, along with a nursing home, The Ambassador Sidney.

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Council Bluffs IA 51503
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