Top Reasons to Live in Cedar Falls, IA
- Welcome to the American Heartland convenience! The city of Cedar Falls, home to the University of Northern Iowa, received its very appropriate name in 1850 for being located so close to the Cedar River. Originally, it was called Sturgis Falls by founder William Sturgis. Cedar Falls is conveniently connected to a wide variety of arts, culture, nature and recreational attractions. Additionally, it is a short ten minute drive from the Waterloo Regional Airport and within easy access of many major roads, including Interstate 380 and US 20.