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Iowa City Travel Guide: 100 reviews and 161 photos
I live in Iowa City, Iowa.
It is a college town. Home of the Iowa Hawkeyes. Go Hawks!
The town is very safe.
It has the University of Iowa Hospital here which is currently the largest hospital in the world and also big in research and cutting- edge medicine.
Most of the locals have college-level education and majority with more.
With the large hospital and 2 others and medical schools, it seems like almost everyone here is a nurse or doctor, it's nuts.
" Good place to get hurt " is our town joke!
There are over 30,000 college students and they appear to be having a great time partying with one another almost always.
I can never figure out how they ever graduate.
Oh well, they are having fun!
- Pros:Friendly town, educated, and more liberal and non-judgemental town in Iowa
- Cons:If you dont like the Hawkeyes, you won't like Iowa City.
- In a nutshell:Great place to raise family, not big city excitement though
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