Ankeny, located just six miles north of Des Moines, is in the heart of Central Iowa. Access to great community resources are just minutes away. Ankeny offers a top-rated school district and secondary education institutions. There are neighborhoods to suit everyone’s preference with many new and established residential areas around town. Recreational opportunities include the Ankeny Art Center, the Community Theater, several golf courses, parks, and sports fields. Ankeny is home SummerFest which is the second largest celebration in Iowa and it attracts people from the surrounding communities. The business community is growing in leaps and bounds each year with new restaurants, retail stores, and other various services. Ankeny ranks in the top one percent of U.S. cities for being a safe community. These amenities foster a thriving community that people are proud to call home. Come see why everyone is talking about Ankeny!