Live the Valley



Live the Valley is a talent attraction and retention initiative of the Cedar Valley Regional Partnership, located in northeast Iowa with a population of nearly a quarter million. The Cedar Valley has a low cost of living rating but a high quality of life. Enjoy year-round sports, art and culture, and community events. Find your dream job or create your own in our supportive startup culture.

The Cedar Valley is home to nationally recognized historic downtown districts, a state-of-the art performing arts center, more than 100 miles of recreation trails, the Cedar River, lakes, and a variety of state parks. We have innovative schools, from PreK-12 public and private schools (23 of which have implemented The Leader in Me), one of three Iowa Regents' universities, and a four-year private college. The Cedar Valley is within a day's drive of all major Midwest markets, with direct commercial flights to/from Chicago and private charter air service available within a 15-minute drive. Additional connecting hubs are within an hour's drive. Live Better in the Cedar Valley of Iowa. #LivetheValley

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