Evansdale, Iowa

Moving can be a frightening enterprise. Choosing the right community is essential for individuals and families alike. Particularly when considering the purchase of a home, it is important to know the assets and services of the community and its environs. With a little research, it is easier to choose the best location and to feel secure in one’s home investment.

Prospective buyers considering purchasing real estate in Evansdale IA will find the following links and information useful in their search for their ideal location.

 

 

History

 

Evansdale, IA has plenty of restaurants which serve delicious foods from all over the worldEvansdale was officially incorporated in 1947, when residents of un-incorporated Home Acres and River Forest Area joined together to solve a common drainage issue. However, before being incorporated, the area now known as Evansdale was inhabited by several farming families, and even included an early 1900’s resort that attracted tourists from surrounding areas. After its incorporation, Evansdale grew steadily, and remains one of the most rapidly growing cities in Iowa. Proudly reminding that the first City Hall was housed in an abandoned chicken coop, Evansdale is now a modern suburb on the rise. More information about the history is available on the Official Site of Evansdale, Iowa.


 


Parks & Recreation

EvansdaleWatertower.jpgBuyers purchasing homes in Evansdale, Iowa are certain to enjoy its several parks. Most notably, Deerwood Park offers wilderness camping, tent rental, shelters, a disc golf course and recreational fishing. Information about Deerwood Park may be found on the Parks and Recreation Page. Evansdale also boasts several community parks, playgrounds and green spaces, including the popular Phil Meuhl Memorial Skateboard Park.

 

Attractions & Activities

 

EvansdaleIA-Mem-M4-Fr34.jpgWhile looking at real estate in Evansdale IA, visitors should be sure to enjoy the nearby attractions and activities. For lovers of the macabre, ghost tours are available at the Harris Haven Funeral Home. A full listing of their events is available on their website at http://www.harrishaven.com/index.html. Those looking for competition might visit Powerstation Paintball, Iowa’s fastest growing paintball field. They can be contacted at (319) 833-0259for information regarding their services and rates. In the nearby city of Waterloo, visitors will find Lost Island Water Park, which offers Go Karts, an arcade, miniature golf, water slides and other water attractions. For more information, visit their website at http://www.thelostisland.com/. Waterloo is also home to the Waterloo Center for the Arts, a world-class gallery and education center. There website at http://www.waterloocenterforthearts.org/ has detailed information of their offerings.

 

Events

 

Owners of homes in Evansdale IA will be pleased to find an ever-growing list of special events and festivals on the city’s Calendar of Events Page. Nearby Waterloo and Cedar Falls host countless events, which are nicely summarized on the website events.waterloocvb.org.

Gloria Mueller
Gloria Mueller
Broker/Realtor