Knoxville, a town of approximately 8,500, lies 35 miles southeast of Des Moines in Marion County. The Knoxville Raceway, home of the Sprint Car National Championships, draws hundreds of thousands of spectators annually to central Iowa. These enthusiastic race fans support business throughout Marion County and Iowa to create a significant economic impact on the region.
Lake Red Rock, the largest lake in Iowa, is a recreation paradise. Whether it is boating, fishing, hunting, swimming, camping, hiking, or biking you will find it all at this Marion County treasure.