Solon, IA – A city located in Johnson County and part of the Iowa City, Cedar Rapids Corridor. Solon was first platted in 1840 and now boasts a population of about 2500. Home to the full spectrum of outdoor activities at Lake Macbride State Park and home to growing schools and school expansions. This city has an amazing small town vibe and is ripe for moderate growth in the coming years. Recent commercial additions have helped to push the influence and desire for opportunities of growth.
Lake Macbride State Park encompasses 2,180 acres of rolling woodlands surrounding a beautiful lake. The northern end of the park’s two units at the end of County Rd F-16 (4 mi W of Solon) includes a modern campground, boat ramps, beach, boat rental, picnic areas, and the park office. The southern park unit off County Rd F-28 (5th St in Solon) 3 mi W of Solon, offers a non-modern campground, boat ramps, picnic areas, a Frisbee golf course and more.