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Coralville is a suburb of Iowa City and is located in Johnson County, Iowa. Coralville has a population of 18,907 according to the 2010 census which is up 25% from the previous census. Coralville is about an hour west of the Quad Cities and two hours east of state capital, Des Moines. The city is very close with Iowa City and all the amenities that the University of Iowa has to offer.
The development of the Johnson County community that we know as Coralville began after the construction in 1843 of what was then the largest dam in Iowa. Located along the Iowa River, the dam provided power to several mills and the community. By the time of its incorporation in 1873, Coralville's population had grown to almost 300 and it boasted a blacksmith shop, wagon shop, meat market, lumberyard, dry goods store and four saloons. The town was christened Coralville in 1866. By 1960, Coralville's population had reached 2,357, and tripled that by 1970. Construction of the portion of Interstate-80, which was at the time north of Coralville, began in 1963. Commercial and housing development continued throughout the second half of the 20th century, along with the growth in city services. In 1996, work began on Coral Ridge Mall, the state's second-largest indoor shopping center, at the intersection of Interstate 80 and Highways 6 and 965. As of the 2003 Special Census, Coralville's population reached 17,269; it is one of the fastest growing cities in Iowa.
Coralville covers about ten miles along the banks of the Iowa River. Interstate-80 runs east-west through Coralville, and most of the city's newer housing subdivisions are located north of I-80.Coralville hosts about 10 different events a year from farmers markets, the popular Burr Fest (winter festival) and many others.
Attractions and Entertainment:
Coralville is full of all different types of entertainment, from attending a Hawkeye football game in Kinnick Stadium to a quite walk along the Iowa River. Come visit the Center for the Performing Arts, the 490-seat theatre will offer main floor and balcony seating, providing a fully-accessible, flexible space for a variety of events in the greater Johnson County area. In the summer Coralville offers one of the best farmers markets you will find offering products so fresh they were hand-picked by farmers that very morning. This market even offers night life - on most Monday nights in June, July and August, the Farmers' Market features acoustic music by local performers. Coralville is also home to the second largest in-door shopping mall with an unlimited shopping experience of just about every retail store you could think of, the mall even has an indoor ice skating rink!
Nearest Office Location:
1100 Fifth Street, Suite 201, Coralville, Iowa 52241
Phone Number: 319-351-7845
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