Ottumwa (pronounced "Uh-tuhm-wa") is a city located in Wapello County, Iowa. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 24,998. It is the county seat of Wapello County.
It is located in the southeastern part of Iowa, and the city is split into northern and southern halves by the Des Moines River
Ottumwa was the birthplace of Tom Arnold and of the fictional character Radar O'Reilly from the television program M*A*S*H.
Web Sites and Links
AOL City Guide: OttumwaPresents links to restaurants, movies, yellow pages and entertainment.
City of OttumwaOfficial city government site.
Desert Rose StablesSummer riding lessons. Ottumwa, Iowa.
Ottumwa Community SchoolsReports and newsletters, calendars, alumni and reunions, and personnel information.
Ottumwa CourierNewspaper. Includes news, business directory, and advertising information.
Ottumwa, IowaFeatures events, businesses, dining, sports, lodging, recreation, education, government, news, health, and personalities.
Seneca Area Agency on AgingA nonprofit corporation devoted to assisting adults over age 60.
Strictly SinatraBrian Pickrell pays tribute to "Ol' Blue Eyes". Includes song files, a monthly schedule, and booking information.
The Hotel OttumwaOffers rooms and suites with amenities, a cafe, lounge and meeting and banquet rooms. Includes a history, menus, rates, directions and a location map.