Healthcare & Housing


Avera Holy Family Hospital is the chief provider of healthcare in Estherville. They offer a wide range of specialty services and is linked to regionally recognized physician specialist and advanced technology through Avera McKennan Hospital and University Health Center and Avera Health.

Physician Specialty Care in Estherville includes Cardiology/Heart Specialist, Dermatology, Family Medicine, General Surgery, Infectious Disease, Nephrology/Kidney Specialist, OB/GYN/Women’s Health, Oncology/Cancer Specialist, Chemotherapy, Ophthalmology/Eye Specialist, Orthopedics/Bone & Joint Specialist, Otoloaryngology/Ear, Nose, Throat, Pathology/Tissue Analysis, Pediatric Pulmonology, Pediatrics, Podiatry/Foot & Ankle Specialist, Pulmonology/Lung Specialist, Radiology/Diagnostic Imaging Specialist, and Urology/Urinary Tract Specialist.

Woman to Woman Clinic - This clinic offers a personal touch and a place where women feel comfortable. The staff will address all your health needs on a variety of levels offering a holistic approach to women’s health encompassing traditional and alternative choices.

619 2nd Ave N      712-362-2404

In addition to Avera’s resources, Estherville has a variety of health care professionals available:

  • Estherville Family Chiropractic PC
508 West Central Avenue 712-362-7715
  • Helmich Chiropractic Clinic PC
1820 Central Avenue 712-362-5236 9 North 6th Street, 712-362-8009
  • Woods Chiropractic Office
10 South 5th Street Estherville, 712-362-4276
  • Dr. Courtney Meyer
808 North 9th Street, 712-362-5454
  • Bruns & Williams
326 West Central Avenue, 712-362-4449

Mental Health
  • Seasons Center, 1-800-242-5101

Nursing Homes/Retirement Centers 1646 5th Avenue North, 712-362-3522
  • Homestead Cooperative
108 North 18th Street, 712-362-2869
  • Pearl Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing at Estherville
2001 1st Avenue North, 712-362-35942015 3rd Avenue North, 712-362-0171
    Optometrists 121 Central Avenue 712-362-5868

    • Northwest Iowa Bone, Joint, and Sports Surgeons Satellite Clinic


    For those seeking the relaxed climate of a small town, Estherville is the perfect place! A town on the northwestern prairie surrounded by beautiful lakes, Estherville's community makes up the essential fifth natural element—where your impact can be great, but life is sublimely simple.

    Estherville has a variety of affordable housing options. If you’re interested in buying a home, our realtors would be delighted to assist you. Houses range in price from $30,000 to more than $200,000. If you’d prefer to build a new home, there are housing grants available!

    Realtors 418 Central Avenue
    712-362-4466 303 Central Avenue
    712-362-4332 221 Central Avenue
    • Howell Real Estate & Auction
    220 Central Avenue

    Property tax abatement
    The City of Estherville offers a 5 year property tax abatement program on the first $75,000 of new valuation added by the construction of a new residential property. An application must be filed with and approved by the City of Estherville to qualify. The estimated value of this abatement is approximately $8,000 over 5 years however is subject to change based on the tax levy. Questions can be directed to the City of Estherville at 2 North 7th Street or 712-362-7771.

    Rental Housing
    Apartments and houses for rent generally range from $300-700/month. Rental codes are in effect to ensure safe and sanitary renting conditions. Several of the realtors included above also rent properties; many landlords list available properties in the Estherville Daily News.