Community Profile

Bridging the Community

Shop til’ you drop and while you’re here why not enjoy our museums, restaurants, glass studio, theatres, sports, hunting, fishing, canoeing and bike trails. There is so much to experience and so many memories just waiting to be made!

The never-ending hum of business presents continued growth and guides us into the future. A future where history remains alive and the quality of life boasts of family gatherings and baseball games. Living is easy in Clay County. The pace is leisurely, yet progressive… a wave, a smile, and a friendly “hello” are commonplace even among strangers.

Clay County’s many contributions from previous generations enrich Iowa’s history and add to our present day culture. Like a freshly brewed cup of coffee, Clay County blends the beauty of nature and its fertile farm soil with the rich history and culture. Visitors and longtime residents alike delight in the historical, and scenic attractions in Clay County that serve as clues to our colorful past and building blocks for our future in northwest Iowa.

"Networking and reaching new customers is always our top priority. To that end, the Spencer Chamber is an invaluable tool for us, as a local small business. Thank you!"

Matt Matthiesen, Owner, West O Beer

"As a non-profit community pillar of arts and culture, we know that the Spencer Chamber is committed to helping us build relationships and promoting our mission to make theatre accessible to all."

Liz McNea, Executive Artistic Director, Spencer Community Theatre

"The City's partnership with the Chamber is key to our economic health. We appreciate the work the Spencer Chamber of Commerce does on behalf of businesses and the service they provide to the community."

Amanda Mack, City Manager, City of Spencer

"Joining a chamber of commerce is not only a great way to be part of the community, but with the Spencer Chamber of Commerce, you never know who you’ll meet and where those relationships will lead. I am forever grateful for their assistance."

Vanessa Moore, Owner, Vertical Marketing + Design

"Serving on the Young Professionals board has not only been valuable, but also very exciting and entertaining. Acting as a member of the Chamber has helped me to gain confidence, respect, reputability, and most importantly community involvement and support!"

Elizabeth Bohnenkamp, Agent, Insurance Associates of Spencer