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Where You Live Matters

Living in the Cedar Valley means joining nearly a quarter of a million people in the pursuit of life well-lived in Northeast Iowa. The Cedar Valley provides the best that Iowa has to offer. Explore the Cedar Valley — and discover the place you’ll want to call home.

Experience the Cedar Valley

You’ll never run out of things to do here, no matter the season, whatever your interests. Nope.

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Discover the Place You’ll Call Home

Move into a downtown loft, build your dream home, spread across a rural acreage, or renovate a historic home. Housing options in the Cedar Valley are varied–and cost less than the national average.

Find Your Place

Find Your Tribe

From young professionals and busy families to baby boomer empty nesters, you’ll be able to find people who will share your journey.

Find Your Tribe

Discover Your Dream Job

Innovative advanced manufacturing and gaming app development are among the thriving industries that call the Cedar Valley home.

Make Your Mark

Moving to the Cedar Valley?

Do you want to be closer to family and long-time friends? You’re sure to meet new people who will help you experience your hometown in ways you never have before.

No matter your interests, you’re certain to find your tribe.

From baby boomer empty nesters to young professionals and growing families, ice fishers to kayakers, programmers to videographers, and beer brewers to hops growers, in the Cedar Valley you’ll be able to find people who share your passions and interests.

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We couldn’t be happier to raise our family here. Also, the people in the Cedar Valley are great. It is a family-friendly community with the amenities of a larger community such as Des Moines.

Alex Renaud

The Cedar Valley’s proximity to Minneapolis, Chicago, and Kansas City is great! We easily travel across the country and around the world

Ashley JohnsonLive It Up

I enjoy living in the Cedar Valley because I know there are possibilities for my family that would not have been possible in Burma, especially education and promising jobs.

Ah LeiLive It Up

I love the sense of community the Cedar Valley Provides.

Gabbi DeWittLive It Up

It’s not common for people from small town Iowa to pursue careers in the entertainment industry, and even though that dream seemed so out of reach for me for so long, community members have always stayed behind me one hundred percent.

Maddie PoppeLive It Up

Living in AZ was a great experience and I don’t regret it. However, it’s great to be back in the Cedar Valley. We love downtown Cedar Falls and all the activities in the area such as the biking trails, fishing and dog parks.

Matt TolanLive It Up

“I’ve been given a lot of freedom in my day-to-day job to research and create new strategies, procedures, and processes to improve operations throughout the entire company.

Nick KostnerLive It Up

Waverly is just one of many bright lights in this part of the state and we are looking forward to seeing how that moves the Cedar Valley forward.

Travis ToliverLive It Up

I loved growing up here, why would I want to be anywhere else?

Andy HugebackLive It Up

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