Livability Ames/Story County, Iowa Magazine

Home to Iowa State University, Ames provides residents with a wide array of amenities that range from walking trails and golf courses to woodland parks and a vibrant downtown.

Ames is the setting for one of two national locations of the United States Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. It’s been ranked one of the best college towns in the country and many students come to study veterinary medicine.

Livability Ames-Story County, Iowa is sponsored by the Ames Chamber of Commerce