Welcome to Zearing.com, the official website for all things Zearing!
Nestled in the north east corner of Story County, Zearing is home to almost 600 residents.  Small town Iowa with everything you need!
Zearing is known for it's great summer festival, Zearing Days and the late Dick Sparrow's once famous 40-horse hitch.
Zearing is one of three towns that makes up the Colo-Nesco School district and houses the school's Elementary Learning Center (K-4th grades).
Zearing is home to the Lincoln Township Mausoleum. The mausoleum was certified as a historical landmark by the state in 2007, and has since seen both structural and cosmetic improvements.
Dakins Lake is a favorite spot for locals and travelers with camping, hiking, fishing and other outdoor activities.  Or stop by Threshold Learning Center for an experience to remember. 
On Main Street Zearing you can find the Dakins Community Center, City Hall, Library, Heritage Room, Post Office, Banking, Health Clinic, Pharmacy, Car Wash, Auto Repair, Convenience Store & Food, a Pub and more!
UPCOMING EVENTS - Zearing Community & Surrounding Area



Saturday, October 28th, 2017

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m

Dakins Community Center

Cost:  $6.00 adults    ~    $4.00 children




  Chili ~ Potato Soup

Homemade Bread, Ham Sandwiches

Relish, Drink

Soft-serve Ice Cream & Brownies Sundaes

Take Out Available


Come out & support your local EMS!




Devin Bailey, Michelle Stalzer, Diane Hobert,

Sally Larsen, Jackie Dunlap, Katie Alman, Jerry Bailey



2017 Zearing Days Celebration
July 28-29-30
Go to www.zearingdays.com for details!
It's going to be a great one!