Cities in Iowa
From the historic bridges of Madison County to the quaint villages of Van Buren County, there is a lot more to Iowa than corn. Located in the Midwestern United States, 'The Hawkeye State' is famous for great outdoors, significant historic sites, alluring natural treasures, and field of dreams.
A major center of the U.S. insurance industry, Des Moines is the state capital and also the largest city. A flourishing center for arts and culture, Cedar Rapids (City of Five Seasons) houses the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, Paramount Theatre, and Orchestra Iowa. The city of Davenport lies approximately halfway between Chicago and Des Moines.
Situated on the banks of the Missouri River, Sioux City is the fourth largest city in Iowa. Dubuque – the oldest city in Iowa – features the shortest and steepest railroad in the world, Fenlon Place Elevator. Snake Alley in Burlington is the most crooked street in the world.
Getting In and Around
The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and Des Moines International Airport (DSM) are major aviation gateways to the state. Southwest Chief and California Zephyr are two Amtrak passenger trains serving the state. Interstate highways (I-80, I-35, and I-29) and US highways ( US 6, US 18, US 20, and US 30) create a dense road network.
Last Updated on: August 1st, 2017
|City Name||Population (2010)|
|West Des Moines||56609|