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Black Hawk County, Iowa

50701, 50702, 50703

Page Contents for Waterloo, Iowa

Statistics & Facts

City Attractions

Historical Events


Statistics & Facts

The Iowa state capital is Des Moines.
The population of Waterloo is approximately 66,467 (1990), 68406 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 29,023 (1990), 28607 (2010).
The amount of land area in Waterloo is 156.861 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 3.319 sq kilometers.
The distance from Waterloo to Washington DC is 877 miles.
The distance to the Iowa state capital is 92 miles. (as the crow flies)
Waterloo is positioned 42.49 degrees north of the equator and 92.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Bluedorn Science Imaginarium
322 Washington St.
Waterloo, Iowa
Phone: 319-233-8708
Open: 1-4:30 Tue.-Fri., 10-4:30 Sat., Sep.-May; 10-4:30 Tue.-Sat., 1-4:30 Sun., June-Aug.

Cedar Valley Arboretum
Prairie View Park
Waterloo, Iowa
Phone: (319) 232-3397

Grout Museum of History and Science
503 South St.
Waterloo, Iowa
Phone: 319-234-6357
Open: 1-4:30 Tue.-Fri., 10-4:30 Sat., Sep.-May; 10-4:30 Tue.-Sat., June-Aug.

Rensselaer Russell House Museum
520 W. Third St.
Waterloo, Iowa
Phone: 319-233-0262
Open: 1-4:30 Tue.-Sat., Apr.-May and Sep.-Oct.; 10-4:30 Tue.-Fri., 1-4:30 Sat., June-Aug. Weekends in Dec.

Waterloo Museum of Art
225 Commercial St.
Waterloo, Iowa
Phone: 319-291-4491
Hours: 10-9 Mon., 10-5 Tue.-Fri., 1-4 weekends.
Note: As well as the Art Museum, it also houses the Hope Martin Theatre - home for the Waterloo Community Playhouse, the Black Hawk Children's Theatre, the Symphony Orchestra, Metropolitan Chorale and music, dance, theatre and art studios, workshops and rehearsal spaces.
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Waterloo Historical Events

2001, March
The Expo High School Boys Basketball Team played 2 games this season with a 2-0 record. Playing Grundy Center High School, and Iowa City Alternative High. The starting roster for Expo High includes:
Joe Ayala
Jay Bruess
Adam Wilson
Ryan Mielke
Jeremy Carpenter
and the "Bench Squad" includes:
Lovelle Banks
T.J. Berns
Justin Derifield
Phillip Thompson
Phillip Pencil
Jaamar Campbell
Ryan Klapp
Shay Noble
Josh Tucker
Curt Wolff
Matt Chapman

The first game Expo played was a defeat over host Grundy Center High on January 26, 2001. Where Expo beat Grundy in a nailbiter, 60-53. The first half ended 24-22 in Expo's favor. Ryan Mielke scored a total of 18 points, Adam Wilson and Jay Bruess both scored a total of 12 points a piece, and Jeremy Carpenter contributed 2 points in the game. The "Bench Squad" put down 18 points altogether, with Phillip Thompson burying 7 points, Lovelle Banks putting down 6, Jamaar Campbell with 3, and Justin Derifield with 2 points.

On February 2, 2001, Expo played host to Iowa City, crushing them on a 78-29 victory. The first half was no competiton to Expo, ending in their favor 46-13. Total points for Expo's starters included Joe Ayala and Ryan Mielke with 8 total points each, and Jeremy Carpenter and Jay Bruess with 6 points a piece, Adam Wilson contributing 2. The "Bench Squad" scores were, Justin Derifield with a season High 10 points, Phillip Thompsons 8 points, along with Josh Tuckers 8 points, Jaamar Campbell and Phillip Pencil shooting down 6 a piece, T.J. Berns with 4, and Ryan Klapp, Shay Noble, and Matt Chapman, each contributing 2. Expo showed much appreciation inviting Iowa City to have pizza and pop, which they gladly accepted.

Waterloo Schools

The children of Waterloo attend schools in the Waterloo Community School District

Expo High School
927 Franklin Ave.
Waterloo, Iowa
Phone: 319-291-7358

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