Anita is a city in Cass County, Iowa, United States. The population was 1,049 at the 2000 census. Lake Anita State Park is located just outside of the town.
Anita is located at 41°26′48″N 94°45′56″W / 41.446724°N 94.765440°W / 41.446724; -94.765440.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), all of it land. Anita's motto is "A Whale of a Town."