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McKay Insurance Agency in Knoxville, Iowa


Our own Todd Chambers joined Dr. Bob Leonard for an episode of "In Depth: Health & Wealth" aired on KNIA/KRLS news.


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Locally owned and operated since 1946, McKay Insurance Agency offers a wide variety of insurance programs, including Home, Auto, Life and Health insurance. We specialize in Silent Sports insurance, Restaurant insurance, Brewery insurance and insurance for Municipalities. In addition, we offer Financial Services and have a great deal of experience with Commercial insurance.


We are a small-town agency with a friendly, trustworthy and knowledgeable staff. Our local roots run deep. We are involved in the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics Board, Rotary Club of Knoxville, Young Professionals of Knoxville, Library Advisory Board and the Knoxville Garden Club. Four of our staffers are graduates of Knoxville High School. 


Our top insurance partners are Nationwide Insurance, Auto-Owners, West Bend Insurance, IMT and Pekin. We begin the process of creating your customized insurance package by getting to know you, and learning your needs and concerns. There is always someone at McKay Insurance Agency available to answer your questions--and if we don't know the answers, we will work to find them. 


We proudly provide insurance solutions to clients in and around Knoxville, Pleasantville, Melcher-Dallas, Pella, Chariton and Des Moines, but we also work with other cities and regions across the country.


OUR MISSION: To maintain and better the quality of life in the communities we serve through asset protection products and services and thoughtful risk management. WE CAN DO THIS because we have the ability to provide high quality service, high level of knowledge, the ability to innovate through markets and products, the earned trust of our clients and the commitment through both talent and financial means.



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Our Providers


Accommodating, professional, helpful, and quick. Very comfortable experience and I was impressed by their capabilities. Highly recommended.
Brad M.
I feel lucky to have found an agent willing to provide this level of service. No need to look anywhere else!
Michelle D.
Over the years we’ve never once had to worry about our coverage. My husband and I are long-time customers and proud to be.
Carol S.
Surprisingly flexible and in-touch with my needs as a small business owner. Can’t ask for more.
Spencer F.
They have strong ties with the community, and it shows. It’s nice to do business with people that really show they care about you and your family.
Susan T.

Main Office

106 E. Main

P.O. Box 151 Knoxville, IA 50138

Main office: 641-842-2135
Toll free: 800-942-0283
Fax: 641-828-2013

Office Hours:

Mon: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tues: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wed: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thurs: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Fri: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Sat: By appointment
Sun: By appointment