Close Knit, Small, Family Town

HOUSING2Urbana, Iowa is a quiet, bedroom community just off of interstate 380,  nestled between Cedar Rapids and Waterloo. The population has increased 41.7% since 2000 and is home to 1,444 residents, many young families with children.


This close-knit town hosts a variety of community events parade2such as the Urbana-Polk Township Fire Department Fall and Spring breakfasts, Lions and Legion fish fry, Center Point Ambulance pancake breakfast, Urbana Farmers Market, St. Mary’s Catholic Church Fall Festival, town festivals, and more.

People on sidewalkOn the weekend you can find families and residents enjoying outside recreation at the Central Crossing Park playground or the Cedar Valley Nature Trail. Neighbors enjoy each others company in the evenings with neighborhood get-togethers and cook outs.

Take a look around our website for more information about Urbana, Iowa.

Money where your mouth is….

Do you wish the City would focus on something you feel is important?  Are you constantly criticizing the priority of projects that are being done?   If you find yourself wishing things were different in Urbana……….. maybe it is time you step up and be a part of your city government!!

The City of Urbana will have 2 council seats up for election along with the Mayor’s seat.  The council term is a 4 year term, while the Mayor’s is a 2 year term.

If you are interested in the future of your community please take a look at this website:  This website should answer any questions that you may have.  If it doesn’t, do not hesitate to give me a call at City Hall.

The first day to file nomination papers is Monday, August 28th and the forms will need to be turned in to the City Clerk no later than 10 am, Friday, September 21st.

Upcoming Events:

August 4th & 5th   

Thank you to everyone who came out to Urbana Sweet Corn Days!
The Visioning Committee would like your feedback on the event. Your responses will help us to make improvements for next year. Please take this quick 1-2 minute survey.

Urbana Fall City Wide Garage Sales are set for  September 8th & 9th!!  Garage Sale Sign Up

Urbana City Hall
102 Capitol Avenue
Urbana, IA 52345
phone (319)443-2400
fax (319)443-2491
email us at