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Community Resources

Our students benefit from a community that is rich in demographic and cultural diversity. The following local resource links should be useful to those wanting to learn more about the city of Ames.


City of Ames 
Transportation , Water, Electricity , Police and Fire Departments , Library, City Parks and much more 
Information for Newcomers 

Ames Public Library

Ames Chamber of Commerce 

Ames Convention & Visitor Bureau 

Ames Economic and Development Commission  

Ames Public Library

Youth and Child Care Organizations 

Boys and Girls Club of Story County



Child Care Resource and References

Area Educational Opportunities and General information 

About Iowa State University.

Des Moines Area Community College 

[CYtes] visitor’s guide

Healthiest Ames 

Ames Historical Society 

Statistics and Brief Historical View on Wikipedia   

Story County Information and connections 

Story County, Iowa 

Story County Quality of Life Alliance 

Local News

Ames Tribune 

Iowa State Daily 

Local Employment Opportunities 

Ames Community School District 

Iowa State University Employment

City of Ames Employment 

 Story County Employment 

African Descent Resources 

 Lantinx Resources 

 Asian / Pacific Islander Resources 

Juicebox Interactive