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General opinion:  Urbandale can be described as a city located in Dallas and Polk counties within Iowa, US. It’s, in fact, a portion of Des Moines-West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Urbandale makes use of council-manager type of government.  ‘City Council’ goes on to contain mayor; along with 5 council members. All these get elected for a term of 4 years.
As per US Census Bureau, Urbandale’s total area consists of 53.7 sq. Km; out of which 0.10%25 comprises of water.
Urbandale got incorporated in the form of a city on 16th of April, 1917. At that time, Urbandale ... More went on to serve as one of the streetcar suburbs with regards to Des Moines; that too with 4 coal mines.  Moreover, this place also performed the function as ‘end of Urbandale Line’ after plans of building a railroad to Woodward from Des Moines got abandoned due to ‘right-of-way’ issues. The year 1948 witnessed closing down of coal mines; whereas 1951 of streetcar service.
The population of Urbandale as per 2005 census was 35904.

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Neighbouring cities Urbandale

Distance: 5 km
City: Johnston
Distance: 5.4 km
City: Clive
West Des Moines
 West Des Moines
Distance: 5.5 km
City: West Des Moines
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 Des Moines
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Suggested things to do and to see

Iowa Gold Star Museum
 7105 Northwest 70th Avenue,Johnston, Iowa
Distance: 6.9 km
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Getting Around
Distance: 9.1 km
City: Des Moines
Iowa State Historical Museum
Distance: 9.5 km
City: Polk County
Saylorville Lake
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Tips on where to stay

Microtel Inn & Suites
 8711 Plum Drive
Distance: 2 km
City: Des Moines
Comfort Inn
 5900 Sutton Dr
Distance: 2 km
City: Des Moines
Sarpino's Pizzeria
 8451 Hickman Road
Distance: 2 km
City: Des Moines
Rack and Roll
 4995 Merle Hay Road
Distance: 2 km
City: Des Moines

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