Iowa City, IA | 2015 | Top 100 Best Places to Live
Iowa City, IA
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10. Iowa City, IA
Annual cultural events and a strong literary history with writers like John Irving and Flannery O'Connor have helped shape Iowa City, home to the University of Iowa. The college community offers a hardy arts and entertainment environment along with good health care for residents, highlighted by Mercy Hospital and the University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics.