Grimes Iowa Community Information

Grimes Real Estate, Grimes IA Homes for Sale
and Neighborhood Guide

Brought to you by Carolin Gibson, Realtor®
Serving Grimes 50111 and surrounding areas including Des Moines and Central Iowa

As your Grimes Real Estate agent, it is my priviledge to provide you with all the information you need to make a wise home buying or home selling decision. Whether you want to find homes for sale in Grimes, find out the value of a home or other property in Grimes, or merely need local information, you can find it all right here. Use the following links to learn more about the wonderful community of Grimes, Iowa.

Grimes City Government

Grimes Public Schools

Grimes Chamber of Commerce

Grimes, Iowa is located just north of the interchange of I-35/80 and IA Hwy 141 at the northwest corner of the Des Moines Metro area. The US Census Bureau 2005 estimated population for Grimes was 6,175, an increase of 21.1% since 2000.

Grimes is a farming community that has turned into a suburb through recent residential and commercial development. Considerable commercial development is beginning on the Hwy. 141 corridor near Grimes. Grimes' proximity to the Interstate Highway system makes it a desirable location for the commuter.

Grimes Iowa History (courtesy of

Grimes incorporated as a city on May 7, 1894. It is named for former Iowa Governor and United States Senator James W. Grimes.

Grimes Iowa Real Estate

Grimes offers small town housing and newer suburban single-family homes. Townhomes, condos and luxury homes are beginning to be built as development continues.

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