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Our Community

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 Chamber of Commerce 

Ames Convention & Visitor Bureau 

Ames Economic and Development Commission  

   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 


Juicebox Interactive