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Cedar Rapids
Linn County, Iowa

ZipCodes
52401, 52402, 52403, 52404, 52405

Motto
City of Five Seasons



Page Contents for Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Cedar Rapids is approximately 175,000 2000, 126326 2010.
The approximate number of families is 45,473 1990, 53236 2010.
The amount of land area in Cedar Rapids is 138.466 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.093 sq kilometers.
The distance from Cedar Rapids to Washington DC is 831 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 106 miles. (as the crow flies)
Cedar Rapids is positioned 41.97 degrees north of the equator and 91.66 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in east-central Iowa
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History & History Related Items

History Center
101 8th Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2022
Phone: 319-362-1501

Cedar Rapids Historical Archives
1201 6th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-5836
Phone: 319-398-0419
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Attractions

Brucemore
2160 Linden Drive SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Phone: 319 362-7375
Formal gardens adjacent to mansion include peony collection, approximately 250 roses, annual & perennial beds borders. Fully operational greenhouse circa 1920 & cutting gardens behind barn. Brucemore is situated on 26 acres in city & includes man-made pond circa 1920.

Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
410 Third Ave. SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Phone: 319-366-7503
Open: 10-4 Tue.-Sat., 10-7 Thu., noon-3 Sun., year-round; closed Mon. and major holidays.

Coe College Permanent Collection of Art
1200 First Ave. NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Phone: 319-399-8581
Open daily during school year; closed Sat. and shortened hours during summer.

Duffy's Collectible Cars
250 Classic Car Ct. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Phone: 319-364-7000
Open: 8:30-5 Mon.-Fri., 8:30-4:30 Sat.

National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library
30 16th Ave. SW
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Phone: 319-362-8500
Open: 9:30-4 Tue.-Sat.

Science Station
427 First St. SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Phone: 319-366-0968
Open: 9-5 Tue.-Sat., 1-4 Sun., year-round.

Shakespeare Garden
Ellis Park
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405
Ushers Ferry Historic Village
5925 Seminole Valley Trail
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Phone: 319-398-5104 1-4 Thu.-Sun., May-Aug.; 1-4 Sat.-Sun., Sep.-Oct.

Cedar Rapids Symphony
205 2nd Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1213
Phone: 319-366-8203
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Cedar Rapids City Government

Cedar Rapids & Iowa City Co
2330 12th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-3438
Phone: 319-398-4597


Cedar Rapids City Clerk
50 2nd Avenue Brg
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-1225
Phone: 319-398-5060



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Linn County, Iowa Courthouse
May's Island
3rd Avenue Bridge
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401


Linn County Iowa Administration Building
Administrative Office Building
930 First Street, SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2161


Cedar Rapids Chamber

Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
424 First Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401-1196
Phone 319-398-5317
Fax 319-398-5228

Cedar Rapids Organizations

Cedar Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce
424 First Avenue NE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52401-1196
Phone 319-398-5317
Fax 319-398-5228

Cedar Rapids Libraries

Cedar Rapids Public Library
500 1st St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2002
Phone: 319-398-5123


Cedar Rapids Public Library
3655 1st Ave SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-6149
Phone: 319-398-5259


Cedar Rapids Public Library
2600 Edgewood Rd SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-3285
Phone: 319-398-5324

Cedar Rapids Schools

Cedar Rapids Community Schools


Jefferson High School
1243 20th St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-1635
Phone: 319-398-2435


Kennedy High School
4545 Wenig Rd NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-2212
Phone: 319-398-2251


La Salle High School
3700 1st Ave NW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52405-4570
Phone: 319-396-7791


Metro High School
1212 7th St SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401-2602
Phone: 319-398-2193


Prairie High School
401 76th Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-7035
Phone: 319-848-5340


Regis High School
735 Prairie Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4726
Phone: 319-365-6991


Washington High School
2205 Forest Dr SE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52403-1653
Phone: 319-398-2161



HIGHER EDUCATION


The American College of Hairstyling


Mount Mercy College
1330 Elmhurst Dr NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-4763
Phone: 319-363-8213


Coe College
1220 1st Ave NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402-5008
Phone: 319-399-8000
Toll-free: 1-800-332-8404
Coe College, established in 1851, is eight blocks from downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa. It is one of 250 colleges in the nation and only four colleges in Iowa to have a Phi Beta Kappa chapter. Coe is ranked among the top 100 liberal arts colleges in America.


Hamilton College
1924 D St SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404-2918
Phone: 319-363-0481 Cedar Rapids

Miscellany

The population of Cedar Rapids was:
1990 - 108,751
2000 - 175,000


Cedar Rapids, Iowa is one of only three cities in the world whose city hall & courthouse are built upon an island. The others are Paris, France and Osaka, Japan.
Submitted by: Mike Sherrill and third city addition by Steve Lavrenz

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