Tabor Real Estate & Community Information

Tabor Real Estate & Community Information

The city of Tabor, Iowa is located in Fremont and Mills County and is home to about 1040 residents.  The city was founded in 1852 by Christian clergymen, George Gaston, Samuel A. Adams, and Rev. John Todd.  Their plan was to start a Christian college, which eventually became Tabor College.  As such they chose Tabor as the name of the city, based on the biblical Mount tabor. The town became home to many abolitionists.  Tabor College operated from 1853 to 1927 when it closed due to financial reasons.

Shopping & Dining

Tabor has a number of places to shop and dine for the convenience of its residents.  Tabor Grocery and Deli is a one-stop grocery store and deli shop. Tabor Floral & Gifts offer floral delivery to Tabor, Glenwood, Malvern, Thurman, Sidney and Hamburg. Casey’s General Store is a general mercantile, deli, and gas station.

For great local food, there’s Yeya’s Scratch Kitchen, Big T'z Sports Bar & Grill, and Waubonsie Station.


Tabor had 1040 residents as of the 2010 census with 418 households.  The median income for a household was $36,750.

Parks & Recreation

Tabor City Park is the main park located in Tabor.  Tabor’s Farmer’s Market is a seasonal local farmer’s market that starts during the summer months. There are 3 historic sites which include the Todd House, which was the home of founder John Todd, which now serves as a museum. There’s also the Hunter School and the Tabor Antislavery Historic District.


The students of Tabor are served by the Fremont-Mills Community School District, which operates an elementary school and a junior-senior high school.

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