Ames, located in the heart of Iowa, is just 30 miles north of Des Moines and home to Iowa State University. The city was founded in 1864 as a station stop along the Cedar Rapids and Missouri Railroad, and was named after U.S. congressman Oakes Ames of Massachusetts who had a significant impact on the railroad system. Today, Ames is home to over 67,000 residents, making it the among the fastest growing cities in Iowa.
Ames has had much success with balancing the best of small-town living with many of the opportunities available in larger cities, and has been recognized for this achievement:
More than 33,000 students are enrolled at Iowa State University, the school renowned for agriculture, architecture, engineering and marketing programs. Located on campus is Reiman Gardens, a 14-acre year-round site featuring a 2,500 square foot butterfly wing. The Iowa State Center brings world-class performing arts to Ames and houses the Brunnier Art Museum, and sports bring another level of excitement to the area as the ISU Cyclones compete in the Big 12 in football, basketball, wrestling, and more!
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