Welcome to Central City, IA

Central City, Iowa, located in northeastern Iowa along the beautiful Wapsipinicon River.  This quaint river town was established in 1859 and today boasts 1257 smiling faces.  Located in the heart of the industrial belt of Iowa, approximately 30 minutes northeast of Cedar Rapids and about 60 minutes from Dubuque or Waterloo, it is easy to find Central City.  Highway 13, a four lane state highway, provides easy access to Cedar Rapids for commuters and tourists. 

Come experience the quiet beauty of our scenic Wapsipinicon Valley…where you can fish, canoe, hike a nature trail, bike on a newly concreted trail, or cool down at the splash pad at one of several parks, camp under the stars, ride bikes or horses along the wooded bluffs…Are you tempted yet?