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Information about Ames

The city of Ames is located in the state of Iowa. Its area, population and other key information are listed below.
For all your administrative procedures, you can go to the Ames City Hall at the address and schedules indicated on this page or contact the City Hall’s Customer Service by phone or by email depending on your preference or on the service's availability.
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Municipality reviews4.7 / 5 for Ames by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Ames’s Administration

Address of Ames mayorAmesCity hall Ames
PO Box 811

Ames IA 50010
United States

http://www.city.ames.ia.us
city hall phone number+1 515-239-5105
city hall fax numberNot available
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Ames IA official websitewww.city.ames.ia.us
Ames town mayorAnn H. Campbell

Ames town demography

Name of Ames town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants50 731 population9 / 724
Ames town population density2 095,2 pop/sq mi (809,0 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Ames, IA

How to get a passport in Ames IA ? There are 1 passport offices in Ames, try one of these
Name Street Phone
AMES POST OFFICE525 KELLOGG AVE5152321113

Schools in Ames IA

Elementary schools in Ames

Edwards Elementary School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 342

Fellows Elementary School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 525

Meeker Elementary School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 477

Mitchell Elementary School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 291

Northwood Pre-School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 295

Sawyer Elementary School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 315

Middle schools in Ames

Ames Middle School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 996

High schools in Ames

Ames High School

District of Ames Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1277

Private schools in Ames

Ames Christian School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 6
Students : 92

Schools near Ames

The top 3 most popular banks in Ames

There are 22 bank branches in Ames.
First National Bank, Ames, Iowa is the most popular bank in town with 4, followed by U.S. Bank National Association with 4 and then VISIONBANK OF IOWA with 3.

Find below all banks in Ames :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
First National Bank, Ames, Iowa4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
U.S. Bank National Association4Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
VISIONBANK OF IOWA3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Great Southern Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of the West1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Midwest Heritage Bank, FSB1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Exchange State Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bankers Trust Company1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First American Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Central State Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Great Western Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office


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Ames town administrative number

Ames town code1901855
Ames town postcode50010

Information about Ames

Cities twinned with Ames
Czech Republic Frýdek-MístekJapan Koshu
Town’s namesake
Natural parkAmes isn't a part of any natural park

Toponymy and translation of Ames town

Persian: ایمزJapanese: エームズGeorgian: ამესი
Kazakh: ЭймесKorean: 에임스Russian: Эймс
Serbian: ЕјмсChinese: 艾姆斯 

Ames town territory

Ames town area24,21 sq mi (62,71 km²)
Ames town altitude922 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 42.0255
Longitude: -93.6276
Latitude: 42° 1' 32'' North
Longitude: 93° 37' 39'' West
Time zone
UTC -6:00 (America/Chicago)
Summer time : UTC -5:00
Winter time : UTC -6:00
Local time

Ames town demography

Name of Ames town’s inhabitants (demonym)
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants50 731 population9 / 724
Ames town population density2 095,2 pop/sq mi (809,0 pop/km²)

Ames town’s neighbouring towns

Ames neighbouring towns
GilbertGilbertStory City
KelleyNeighbouring townsNevada
KelleyKelleyNevada
Ames neighbouring towns
Kelley 8.9 kmGilbert 9.3 kmNevada 13.9 km
Huxley 14.7 kmCambridge 16.1 kmSlater 17 km
Luther 17.2 kmStory City 17.8 kmRoland 18.8 km
Sheldahl 18.8 kmBoone 20.4 kmMadrid 23.1 km
Alleman 23.4 kmRandall 23.6 kmMaxwell 24.3 km
McCallsburg 25 kmColo 25.6 kmElkhart 27.4 km
Polk City 28.3 kmCollins 29.9 kmFraser 30.8 km

Distance between Ames and country’s main cities

New York City : 1649 kmLos Angeles : 2338 kmChicago : 493 km closest
Houston : 1372 kmPhiladelphia : 1566 kmPhoenix : 1871 km
San Antonio : 1466 kmSan Diego : 2307 kmDallas : 1064 km
San Jose : 2461 kmJacksonville : 1684 kmIndianapolis : 677 km
San Francisco : 2544 kmAustin : 1356 kmColumbus : 922 km

Hotel offers in Ames

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Nearby hotel : Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
Best Western Plus University Park Inn & Suites
Address : 2500 University Boulevard : 99 $US / 170 $US - 87
Located just 1 mile from Iowa State University, this hotel features an indoor heated pool, hot tub and fitness centre. Its spacious rooms offer a flat-screen cable TV with HBO.
Nearby hotel : Comfort Inn of Ames
Comfort Inn of Ames
Address : 1605 South Dayton Place : 80 $US / 0 $US - 89
Located just minutes from the beautiful campus of Iowa State University, the Comfort Inn hotel is the perfect place for business and leisure travelers.
Nearby hotel : Hilton Garden Inn Ames
Hilton Garden Inn Ames
Address : 1325 Dickinson Avenue 112
This Ames hotel is about 10 minutes' drive from Iowa State University and Jack Trice Stadium. It features an indoor pool, restaurant and lounge and rooms with a 32-inch flat-screen TV.
Nearby hotel : Hampton Inn Ames
Hampton Inn Ames
Address : 1400 South Dayton Avenue 78
Just off motorway I-35, within a short drive of Iowa State University, this hotel in Ames, Iowa features a free hot breakfast every morning and guestrooms with comfortable Cloud Nine beds.
Nearby hotel : AmericInn Ames
AmericInn Ames
Address : 2507 Southeast 16th Street : 89 $US / 0 $US - 66
Featuring free Wi-Fi and a complimentary breakfast, this hotel is located 6 kilometers from Ames Municipal Airport. A flat-screen cable TV is provided in each room at AmericInn Ames.

Leisure and activities in the Ames town’s surrounding area

Golf course
Homewood Golf CourseColdwater Golf Links
Veenker Memorial Golf CourseAmes Golf & Country Club
Ballard Golf & Country Club
to Huxley 15 km
Prairie View Golf Course
to Nevada 15.1 km
River Bend Municipal Golf Course
to Story City 18.6 km
Cedar Pointe Golf Course
to Boone 20.4 km
Honey Creek Golf Club
to Boone 22.7 km
Twin Anchors Golf & Country Club
to Colo 26.6 km