Stuart is a city in Lincoln Township, Adair County, and in Stuart Township, Guthrie County, in the U.S. state of Iowa. That part of the city within Guthrie County is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,712 at the 2000 census.
Stuart is located at 41°30′13″N 94°19′14″W / 41.50361°N 94.32056°W / 41.50361; -94.32056 (41.503650, -94.320433).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km²), all of it land.