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Information about Des Moines

The city of Des Moines 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 Des Moines 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 Des Moines by Cities and Towns in the United States the 1 January 2018

Des Moines’s Administration

Address of Des Moines mayorDes MoinesCity hall Des Moines
400 Robert D Ray Dr

Des Moines IA 50309
United States

http://www.dmgov.org
city hall phone number+1 515-283-4944
city hall fax numberNot available
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Des Moines IA official websitewww.dmgov.org
Des Moines town mayorT.M. Franklin Cownie

Des Moines town demography

Name of Des Moines town’s inhabitants (demonym)Not available
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants198 682 population1 / 115
Des Moines town population density2 405,5 pop/sq mi (928,8 pop/km²)

List of Passport Facilities in Des Moines, IA

How to get a passport in Des Moines IA ? There are 2 passport offices in Des Moines, try one of these
Name Street Phone
DES MOINES POST OFFICE1165 SECOND AVE5152837585
POLK COUNTY RECORDERS OFFICE111 COURT AVE5152863160

Schools in Des Moines IA

Elementary schools in Des Moines

Brubaker Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 727

Capitol View Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 598

Carver Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 573

Cattell Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 392

Clive Learning Academy

District of West Des Moines Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 6
Students : 516

Cornell Elementary School

District of Saydel Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 4
Students : 532

Cowles Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 408

Delaware Elementary

District of Southeast Polk Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 450

Downtown School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 6
Students : 268

Edmunds Fine Arts Academy

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 329

Findley Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 338

Garton Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 649

Greenwood Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 299

Hanawalt Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 358

Hillis Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 381

Howe Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 310

Hubbell Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 415

Jackson Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 467

Jefferson Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 408

Jessie Franklin Taylor

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : PK
Students : 244

King Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 336

Lovejoy Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 383

Madison Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 267

McKee Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : PK
Students : 323

McKinley Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 280

Mitchell Early Childhood Center

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : PK
Students : 380

Monroe Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 547

Moore Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 260

Morris Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 601

Moulton Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 483

Oak Park

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 418

Park Ave Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 430

Perkins Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 457

Phillips Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 359

Pleasant Hill Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 255

River Woods Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 594

Samuelson Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 452

Smouse Opportunity School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 99

South Union Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 513

Stowe Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 399

Studebaker Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 5
Students : 500

Walnut Street School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 291

Willard Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 355

Windsor Elementary

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 358

Woodlawn Early Childhood Center

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : PK
Students : 285

Wright Elementary School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : PK, High grade : 5
Students : 265

Middle schools in Des Moines

Brody Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 745

Callanan Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 592

Goodrell Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 628

Harding Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 743

Hiatt Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 592

Hoyt Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 522

McCombs Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 722

Meredith Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 734

Merrill Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 741

Weeks Middle School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 8
Students : 742

Woodside Middle School

District of Saydel Community School District
Low grade : 5, High grade : 8
Students : 401

High schools in Des Moines

East High School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 2329

Hoover High School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1063

Lincoln High School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 2355

North High School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1274

Roosevelt High School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 1925

Saydel High School

District of Saydel Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 421

Scavo Alternative High School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 9, High grade : 12
Students : 390

Alternative schools in Des Moines

Orchard Place School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : K, High grade : 12
Students : 71

Ruby Van Meter School

District of Des Moines Independent Community School District
Low grade : 6, High grade : 12
Students : 138

Private schools in Des Moines

Bergman Academy

Low grade : PK, High grade : K
Students : 37

Christ The King School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 313

Des Moines Adventist School

Low grade : 1, High grade : 8
Students : 24

Holy Trinity

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 450

Joshua Christian Academy

Low grade : K, High grade : 9
Students : 114

Mt Olive Lutheran School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 95

St Anthony Elementary School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 376

St Augustin Catholic School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 255

St Joseph Elementary School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 253

St Theresa School

Low grade : PK, High grade : 8
Students : 294

Sterling Education

Low grade : 3, High grade : 12
Students : 40

Schools near Des Moines

The top 3 most popular banks in Des Moines

There are 49 bank branches in Des Moines.
Bankers Trust Company is the most popular bank in town with 11, followed by U.S. Bank National Association with 7 and then Wells Fargo Bank, National Association with 5.

Find below all banks in Des Moines :

Bank's name Number of banks Service Type
Bankers Trust Company11Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
U.S. Bank National Association7Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Wells Fargo Bank, National Association5Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
West Bank4Limited Service Facility Office
Iowa State Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Community State Bank3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of the West3Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
MetaBank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
First American Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Earlham Savings Bank2Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Midwest Heritage Bank, FSB1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Principal Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
TruBank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Central Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Bank of America, National Association1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Freedom Financial Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office
Great Western Bank1Full Service Brick and Mortar Office


More info about banks in Des Moines

Des Moines town administrative number

Des Moines town code1921000
Des Moines town postcode50309

Information about Des Moines

Cities twinned with Des Moines
China ShijiazhuangFrance Saint-ÉtienneJapan Kōfu
Mexico NaucalpanRussia Stavropol
Town’s namesake
Natural parkDes Moines isn't a part of any natural park

Toponymy and translation of Des Moines town

Arabic: دي موينBelarusian: Горад Дэ-МойнBulgarian: Де Мойн
Greek: Ντε ΜόινPersian: دی موینHebrew: דה מוין
Armenian: Դե ՄոյնJapanese: デモインGeorgian: დე-მოინი
Kazakh: Дэс МойнсKorean: 디모인Latin: Monachopolis
Lithuanian: De MoinasLatvian: DemoinaMacedonian: Де Мојн
Marathi: दे मॉईन, आयोवाOssetian: Де-МойнRussian: Де-Мойн
Serbian: Де МојнTamil: டி மொயின்Thai: ดิมอยน์
Ukrainian: Де-МойнChinese: 德梅因 

Des Moines town territory

Des Moines town area82,59 sq mi (213,92 km²)
Des Moines town altitude794 Altitude feet
Geographical coordinatesLatitude: 41.574
Longitude: -93.6164
Latitude: 41° 34' 26'' North
Longitude: 93° 36' 59'' West
Time zone
UTC -6:00 (America/Chicago)
Summer time : UTC -5:00
Winter time : UTC -6:00
Local time

Des Moines town demography

Name of Des Moines town’s inhabitants (demonym)
DateCurrent valueClassed by Region/Country
Number of inhabitants198 682 population1 / 115
Des Moines town population density2 405,5 pop/sq mi (928,8 pop/km²)

Des Moines town’s neighbouring towns

Des Moines neighbouring towns
Windsor HeightsWindsor HeightsPleasant Hill
Windsor HeightsNeighbouring townsPleasant Hill
NorwalkNorwalkCarlisle
Des Moines neighbouring towns
Windsor Heights 8.7 kmPleasant Hill 10 kmNorwalk 11.6 km
Carlisle 12 kmWest Des Moines 12.2 kmAltoona 14.2 km
Johnston 14.5 kmUrbandale 15.3 kmCumming 15.4 km
Clive 15.7 kmAnkeny 17.2 kmSpring Hill 18.2 km
Bondurant 19.1 kmGrimes 19.4 kmWaukee 21.2 km
Hartford 21.8 kmRunnells 22.3 kmMitchellville 23.5 km
Indianola 23.9 kmMartensdale 24.5 kmPolk City 24.7 km

Distance between Des Moines and country’s main cities

New York City : 1650 kmLos Angeles : 2327 kmChicago : 494 km closest
Houston : 1322 kmPhiladelphia : 1564 kmPhoenix : 1852 km
San Antonio : 1419 kmSan Diego : 2292 kmDallas : 1016 km
San Jose : 2460 kmJacksonville : 1647 kmIndianapolis : 661 km
San Francisco : 2545 kmAustin : 1308 kmColumbus : 913 km

Hotel offers in Des Moines

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Nearby hotel : Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown
Residence Inn by Marriott Des Moines Downtown
Address : 100 Southwest Water Street : 119 $US / 0 $US - 127
Featuring a full kitchen in every suite, this Iowa hotel is located along the Des Moines River in the heart of the city. Free Wi-Fi access is available, and a hot breakfast is served daily.
Nearby hotel : Extend a Suites Des Moines
Extend a Suites Des Moines
Address : 5220 Northeast 14 Street : 55 $US / 60 $US - 90
Conveniently located just off Interstates 35 and 80 in Des Moines, this motel features an on-site restaurant and bar. Each guest room is equipped with free Wi-Fi and cable TV.
Nearby hotel : Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport Conference Center
Holiday Inn Des Moines-Airport Conference Center
Address : 6111 Fleur Drive : 123 $US / 200 $US - 216
This hotel features an on-site restaurant and spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi and a cable TV. A free shuttle is offered to Des Moines International Airport, located across the street.
Nearby hotel : Cozy Rest Motel
Cozy Rest Motel
Address : 2316 Southeast 14th Street : 41 $US / 0 $US - 19
Conveniently located within 12 minutes’ drive of the Des Moines International Airport, this motel features free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Each guest room includes a flat-screen TV.
Nearby hotel : Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport
Motel 6 Des Moines South - Airport
Address : 4817 Fleur Drive : 40 $US / 59 $US - 97
The Des Moines South Motel 6 is located less than 1 mile from various dining options and the Des Moines International Airport. This hotel has cable TV and a laundrette on site.

Leisure and activities in the Des Moines town’s surrounding area

Zoo
Blank Park Zoo
Golf course
Wakonda ClubWaveland Municipal Golf Course
Grand View Golf CourseSleepy Hollow Sports Park
A. H. Blank Golf Course
to Norwalk 7.5 km
Echo Valley Country Club - Creek Course
to Norwalk 8.1 km
Copper Creek Golf CourseEcho Valley Country Club - Vale Course
to Norwalk 8.7 km
Willow Creek Golf Course
to West Des Moines 9 km
Echo Valley Country Club - Ridge Course
to Norwalk 9.3 km
Woodland Hills Golf Course