Hastings, Iowa is a small town that is located in the eastern part Mills County, IA. The city of Hastings is 6 miles east of the city of Malvern. With a population of 150. Hastings was formed in 1872, and like many of the towns in Mills County was started primarily as a railroad town.  This small community is tight-nit and the type of place that you can call on your neighbors for assistance.

Business Climate
Hastings is a bedroom community for those seeking a quiet rural setting. Most of its population find employment in nearby cities. Hastings has a few businesses that operate out of the individuals homes. If you are looking for a town that is proud of its businesses and supports those that have businesses in the community than this is the town for your business.


St. John Lutheran Church

56020 340th St
Hastings, IA 51540

Strahan United Methodist Church

64632 360th St
Hastings, IA 51540