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About Ames

Ames is a city located in the central part of the U.S. state of Iowa in Story County. Lying approximately 30 mi north of Des Moines, it had a 2010 population of 58,965. The U.S. Census Bureau designates the Ames metropolitan statistical area as encompassing all of Story County; combined with the Boone, Iowa micropolitan statistical area (Boone County, Iowa), the pair make up the larger Ames-Boone combined statistical area. While Ames is the largest city in Story County, the county seat is in the nearby city of Nevada 8 mi east of Ames.

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There are 26+ hotels available in Ames. Prices start at $69 USD per night.

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It is currently 10:21 AM in Ames. Ames uses Central Standard Time and also supports Central Daylight Time.

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