orchester is an unincorporated community in northwestern Allamakee County, Iowa. It lies along local roads just off Iowa Highway 76, north of the city of Waukon, the county seat of Allamakee County. The town was originally settled by Harvey Bell and Edmund Bell, and was named after Dorchester, England.
The scenic area is ideal for families, anglers, and avid outdoorsmen – take in camping, swimming, canoeing, kayaking, inner tubing, and fishing at a nearby 29-acre resort. Fish the Upper Iowa River for walleye and small mouth bass. You’ll also find five of Iowa’s best trout streams, and over 1,000 acres of state D.N.R. land nearby. Come experience our warm, down-home friendly atmosphere!