Situated between Saylorville Lake and I-35, the city of Ankey Iowa is only 12 miles north of Des Moines. If you are commuting there, it will take you about 15 minutes to drive.
If you want a degree or to just take a class to brush up on a skill, the Des Monies Area Community College is located in the southern part of the city. The area is also the headquarters for several companies such as Tone's Spices and Casey's General Stores.
There are lots of things to do in the area once you have moved into an Ankeny apartment. The community has movie theatres, a campground and bowling alley. You can explore the areas 34 miles of trail, 35 parks and two aquatic centers or relax and enjoy the music at the summer outdoor concert series. Spend a day shopping in the Uptown shopping district.
There are several festivals throughout the year. SummerFest features a parade, carnival, music and fireworks. At the DMACC Kite Festival watch thousands of kites flying. The Ankeny Art Center hosts Art in the Park to display the talents of Iowa artists and musicians.
As you start your search for Ankeny apartments, there are several communities along E 1st street and others in the area just north of the college.
A post office in Ankeny is located at 1011 North Ankeny Boulevard. The phone number is 515-963-8387.
Average Rent in Ankeny, IA
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