Welcome to Pleasantville

Located just 25 miles southeast of Des Moines in central Marion County, Iowa, Pleasantville offers a a small-town feel with large town amenities.

With the variety of services, businesses, restaurants and more in Pleasantville, we encourage you to visit and take a look around to see what our community offers!

Featured Business

Knoxville Hospital & Clinics (KHC) is a critical access hospital serving Marion County and the surrounding areas. The staff, nurses, and physicans at KHC are dedicated to providing personal, progressive, quality healthcare with compassion.

In addition to various departments providing general healthcare services, KHC also offers a large variety of outpatient clinics staffed by qualified specialty physicians.

For more information, visit their web site at http://knoxvillehospital.org or give them at call at (641) 842-2151.

Best of the Red Rock Area

Congratulations to Checkerboard Restaurant! They were recognized as one of the Top 10 Places for Food & Drinks in Marion County and received awards for the Best Appetizer and Best Family Restaurant.

For a menu or more information about the Checkerboard Restaurant, visit their web site at www.checkerboardrestaurant.net or call them at 515.848.3742.

The Pleasantville Pig Out and 4th of July Celebrations in Pleasantville were also recognized as Top 10 Events in Marion County for 2016.

Carla Eysink, Director of the Marion County Development Commission, presented the "Best of the Red Rock Area" 2016 awards at a ceremony held at Central College in Pella.

Voting begins February 1st for 2017 "Best of the Red Rock Area" and runs through November 1. Vote online at http://www.redrockarea.com/bestofredrock/.

Checkerboard Receives Iowa Tourism Office and Travel Federation of Iowa Award

Congratulations to Checkerboard Restaurant! The Iowa Tourism Office and the Travel Federation of Iowa presented awards recognizing excellence in the tourism industry at a ceremony in Davenport during the 2016 Iowa Tourism Conference. Checkerboard received the Outstanding Dining Business award in the rural category.

"Iowa's tourism industry is full of hard-working, passionate people dedicated to delivering our legendary warm hospitality and providing travelers with lifelong memories," said Shawna Lode, manager of the Iowa Tourism Office. "These awards truly honor the best of the best."

"There is no higher award in the state for tourism excellence,” said Keith Rahe, president of the Travel Federation of Iowa. “We're pleased to recognize these recipients for their extraordinary efforts."

For a menu or more information about the Checkerboard Restaurant, visit their web site at www.checkerboardrestaurant.net or call them at 515.848.3742.