The City of Nevada encompasses 5.3 square miles. It’s location on the interstate of United States, Highway 30 and Iowa State Highway 14 in central Iowa is especially favorable to its current and prospective citizens and businesses.
The city benefits from exits on US30 and S-14, is on the Union Pacific railway hub, and is bisected by the original Lincoln Highway and Jefferson Byway. Nevada is the county seat of Story County.
Nevada’s proximity to larger cities like Ames, Ankeny and Des Moines means convenient access to a broad array of shopping, cultural and entertainment options. Top quality education and continuing education opportunities, as well as other music, theater and public interest programs are only minutes away at Iowa State University in Ames, the Des Moines Area Community College in Ankeny, Grandview College and Drake University in Des Moines.
Attractive industrial tracts, home building sites, and both new and pre-owned housing, are available at a reasonable price. Land use planning is current and generally permissive.