Location Profile

Primghar, Iowa

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Primghar, Iowa
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Primghar, Iowa. Established more than 100 years ago, the provider is an esteemed facility that meets the needs of is patients with a full range of service. This comprehensive care includes emergency care, diabetics, testing, and much more.

Community Overview

Found in the heart of Iowa, Primghar is a small rural town. Despite its rural nature, it has a well-respected school district, lovely parks, and a growing collection of businesses. Low cost of living and quiet rural settings are what attract residents of Primghar to the city. Primghar is about an hour from Spencer and Sioux City, both of which offer bigger city amenities for the times when residents feel like a bit of an adventure.

Learn more about Primghar at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


South O'Brien Community School District is the city’s public school district. The district includes 1 elementary school, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. A low student-teacher ratio of 14 to 1 creates a great atmosphere conducive to learning. The district was named one of the top 2,500 Best School Districts in America by Niche.com readers and the high school has been nationally recognized as a Bronze winner by U.S. News and World Report’s Best High Schools. Nearly 90% of the district students are proficient in math and nearly 80% are proficient in reading. The city doesn’t have a private school, however, O’Brien County has several.

Click here to read more about public schools in Primghar.
Click here to read about private schools in Primghar.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Primghar has an assortment of locally-owned stores and shops for groceries, gifts, toys, clothing and other needs. The city also features several options for entertainment for all ages. The Primghar Community Playhouse is a family and community theatre that offers a range of theatrical productions. Primghar Library is where you can get all of the latest books and they offer a storytime session to keep little ones engaged. Quiet or recreation can be found at the Primghar City Park which includes a shelter house, sports fields, playground, and camping grounds. The city even has the Primghar Golf & Country Club, a public course with beautiful serene views. Open April through October, the club is a great way to spend a day.

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Crime Rate

The city is safer than 30% of the rest of the country and the crime rate hasn’t increased. This small friendly town is protected by the dedicated public servants of the O’Brien Sheriff’s County Office.

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