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Home to more than 67,000 residents, Iowa City, Iowa, is a beautiful place to live in one of America's central states. Originally the capital city of Iowa, the state legislature moved to Des Moines in 1857, but Iowa City is still home to the University of Iowa and is a significant historic landmark for the state as a whole.

As a historic city, Iowa City houses the University of Iowa Art Museum, and a plethora of other attractions to excite visitors and residents alike.

Iowa City also boasts a significantly lower than average crime rate for the state, reduced unemployment and lower cost of living than the U.S. average, making it an excellent place to live.

Attractions and activities in Iowa City

Located along the Iowa River, trade and travel were once a cornerstone of Iowa City life. Over time, the city has turned to arts and culture as the center of the activities, with a high number of museums, architectural marvels and and the first Cultural District certified by the state.

One feather in Iowa City's cap is the UNESCO designation as the third City of Literature in the world, adding the city to the organization's Creative Cities Network. Iowa City has also been given the honor of being named eighth in the Utne Reader's "America's 10 Most Enlightened Towns."

Following this strong tradition of education, literature and creativity, Iowa City hosts a number of writer's workshops and programs, a national Jazz Festival held in July every year and an annual independent film festival - The Landlocked Film Festival.

Moving to Iowa City

Those making the move to Iowa City will be able to take in all of these exciting events and more. With the help of an Iowa City moving company, individuals can make the trip nice and simple. North American Van Lines offers more than 2,700 drivers and 500 agents across North America to assist with your move.

Travelers should be aware that Iowa City is a college town, so September and May may not be the best times to move to the city. However, it is home to the Iowa City Municipal Airport, while being conveniently located alongside Interstate 80, U.S. Highways 218 and 6 and state Route 27. This simplifies travel to and from the area while making access quick and easy for those moving any time of the year.