Our mission: The City of Cambridge works to provide services that enhance the quality of life, foster growth, enhance communications and ensure the safety of residents in a fiscally responsible manner.
Our quiet little bedroom town has a unique placement that calls to all who are looking to get the most bang for the buck. With reasonable taxes and close proximity to Ames and Des Moines, this town has everything you need. The area has several lots available for new construction. We have a new elementary school building in Cambridge with some of Iowa's best teachers within the excellent Ballard School System. Iowa's schools and students always rank as one of the best in the nation. Education remains the state's highest priority to insure our future. We also have the claim of being one of the most wired towns in Iowa with Fiber to the Home. Allowing for Up to 4 telephone connections per household, High Speed network connections, Regular and Digital Cable, and the best telephone service around.
Plans are underway for 9750 square foot multi-function municipal building consisting of a Community meeting room with a capacity of 200, city hall, and a new public library as well as courtyard space. This project will occupy a lot on Water Street that has been vacant for over 15 years. Learn more.