Lyon County
Michael Leuthold
City Clerk
P.O. Box 65
Lester, Iowa 51242
Phone: (712) 478-4393

Lester has a population of 294, based on the 2010 census. This small town features many businesses, including a bank, restaurant and active volunteer fire and rescue squad.

City government is led by mayor Dan Gerber and city council members Pam Hawf, Lance Boote, Jeff Hoogeveen, Curtis Doorneweerd and Ladell Kellenberger. Christa Lee serves as city clerk.