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.

Election Time….

The Urbana Visioning Committee is hosting a “Meet the Candidates” night at the Urbana City Hall in the Council Chambers on Thursday, October 19th starting at 6:30 pm. Come out and socialize with the candidates on a 1:1 basis, light refreshments provided. Meet the Candidates

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

Here are a list of who is running for the Mayoral seat along with the council positions.  Please click on this link to read about each candidate 2017 MAYOR CANDIDATES


Upcoming Events:

October 22nd – Urbana-Polk Township Fire Dept Fall Fireman’s Breakfast 7                                     am to Noon Fall Fireman’s Breakfast

October 31st – Trick or Treat from 5:30 to 7:30 pm 

Nov 7th – Election – Vote at the Community Center from 7 am to 9 pm.

Dec 2nd – Annual Urbana Holiday Craft & Vendor Event – St Mary Don Bosco Hall  10 am – 2 pm

Dec 9thKids Shopping Day @ St Mary Don Bosco Hall.   Kids Shopping Day

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