is a city in Hamilton County, Iowa, United States. The population was 8,176 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hamilton County. Electrolux has a large plant here manufacturing washing machines/dryers, and employs about 2,000. The town, which serves as a county seat, has no courthouse square; the county buildings are located on the far south side of town, near the four-lane Highway 20 bypass. Webster City is located at a junction of lines of the Canadian National and Union Pacific Railroads.
Webster City is located at (42.466300, -93.820582). The Boone River runs through the east side of town, and has some good paddling waters between here and its confluence with the Des Moines River.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.6 square miles (22.2 km²), of which, 8.6 square miles (22.2 km²) of it is land and 0.12% is water.