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About Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Cedar Rapids city was originally a small village in the 1840s. It is now one of the largest cities in Iowa State. The city is known to have many great places of culture and history to visit while you are there. Huge areas of land were kept by the inhabitants earlier to ensure there were green parks available. There are great historical architectures one can visit while they are in the city. One of these great structures is the Brucemore mansion. This mansion is Iowa's only location that is looked after by the National Trust for Historic Preservation; so this location is of great value and heritage to the city. The city is also known for its great innovation and establishment of different technologies. Many engineers originated from this land of great innovators. Cedar Rapids is known to have one of the engineers’ per capita ratios than any other city in the USA. The establishment of a rail road connection during the 1800s made this one of the major industrial centres in the region. There is a host of options available for entertainment in the city. One of the options is the night lives from which there are many places to choose from. Some of the hottest bars or night clubs are located in this famous city. This is the place where you might even meet a potential life partner or someone that may become a close business associate. One of the best places to check out is the Piano Bar, a place for great music and cosiness.

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Cedar Rapids Facts

  • Population Total: 126326
  • Square Miles: 63.1
  • Area Code: 319 ; 515
  • Elevation: 810
  • Postal Codes: 52400-52499
  • Timezone: North American Central
  • Website: http://www.cedar-rapids.org/