Ames is a city located in the central part of the U.S. state of Iowa in Story County, and approximately 30 miles north of Des Moines. The U.S. Census Bureau designates that Ames, Iowa metropolitan statistical area as encompassing all of Story County, and which, when combined with the Boone, Iowa micropolitan statistical area , makes up the larger Ames-Boone combined statistical area. As of the 2010 Census, the city population was 58,965. While Ames is the largest city in Story County, the county seat is in the nearby city of Nevada which is 8 miles east of Ames. Ames is the home of Iowa...
|Country:||United States of America|
|Area:||24.3 sq. mi.|
|Time zone:||Central Time Zone|
|Also known as:||Ames, Iowa, Story County / Ames city|