Location Advantage

Central U.S. Location

Location Advantage

New Hampton, Iowa, is centrally located in the U.S. with major thoroughfares providing easy access to key Midwest markets and horizons beyond.



Market Proximity Approximate Drive Time
Cedar Rapids, IA 94 2 Hours
Des Moines, IA 165 3 Hours
Madison, WI 177 4 Hours
Minneapolis, MN 190 3 1/2 Hours
Milwaukee, WI 256 5 1/2 Hours
Omaha, NE 300 5 Hours
Chicago, IL 342 6 Hours
Kansas City, MO 358 6 Hours
St. Louis, MO 440 7 1/2 Hours
Dallas, TX 912 15 Hours
Denver, CO 936 14 Hours
Source: MapQuest

Interstates and Highways

U.S. Highways 63 and 18 and Iowa Highway 24 intersect at New Hampton. New Hampton is approximately 20 miles from U.S. Highway 218/Avenue of the Saints, a four-lane, north-south corridor connecting Minneapolis-St. Paul to St. Louis.



Motor Freight

30 national and regional trucking companies serve New Hampton area businesses on a daily basis. New Hampton Transfer and Storage is a local delivery trucking company that serves Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota.

Rail

New Hampton is served by Canadian Pacific Railway. Iowa's 130,000-mile freight transportation system includes an extensive railroad network. While rail accounts for only 3 percent of the freight network, it carries 37 percent of Iowa's freight tonnage. A great variety of commodities ranging from fresh food to textiles to optical products are moved by rail. The railroad network performs an important role in moving bulk commodities produced and consumed in the state to local processors, livestock feeders, river terminals and ports for foreign export.

Barge

New Hampton is located about 1 hour from ports located on the Mississippi River. Terminals along the river handle all types of products by barge, rail or truck. Some of the products transferred are: steel products, lumber, paper, iron ore, grain and other dry and liquid products transportation.

Air

Commercial air service is available at the Waterloo Municipal Airport just a short 45 minute drive from New Hampton. For corporate aircraft, our local businesses utilize the Charles City Municipal Airport located within 20 minutes of our community. The airport has a 4,000 foot runway to accommodate corporate jets. The New Hampton Airport has a 2,900 foot runway providing service for smaller private planes.

News

Jendro Sanitation Collection Information

Posted: Tue, June 13, 2017
New Hampton Residents, please note the following changes in Jendro Sanitation's collection schedule:

-Due to the 4th of July holiday, all Monday & Tuesday routes will be collected on Monday, July 3; no recycling this week.

-Due to RAGBRAI, Thursday residential trash & recycling will be collected on Wednesday, July 26 starting at 5 am.
     --All commercial & dumpster routes will run on the normal collection day but may be collected earlier or later depending on the amount of riders in the area.
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Housing-Contractors Meeting

Posted: Thu, April 27, 2017
One of the big projects the Economic Development Office has been working on over the last several months is the shortage of single family housing available in our community.  We are working with many different groups of individuals from our community including realtors, bankers, IDC board members, and contractors.

We will be holding a housing meeting with area contractors on Tuesday, May 2 at 8 am in the Community Center Building.  This meeting is open to any contractors wanting to attend.  If you have any questions, contact Tammy or Megan at 641-394-2437.
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Lunch & Learn Opportunity

Posted: Thu, April 20, 2017
For any business, being able to connect with potential customers is an incredibly valuable tool. What's even more valuable is connecting with those customers at the exact moment they are searching for the products and services you offer on the internet.

VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber of Commerce are providing an exciting learning opportunity during Small Business Week to help you use techniques developed by Google to improve your online marketing initiatives to bring more customers to your business's front door. The education will center around three key objectives:

-Growing Your Business Online
-Promoting Your Business With Google Adwords
-How Brands Win in Moments that Matter

All education materials for this event have been prepared by Google. VGM Forbin will be on hand to present the materials, answer your questions, and lead discussions about best practices.

Event Details

Where: The New Hampton Community Center: 112 East Spring Street, New Hampton, IA 50659
Cost: $5 per attendee
When: Tuesday, May 2 at noon (lunch will be provided)
Who: Event will be hosted by VGM Forbin and New Horizons Chamber
What You'll Receive: Education on online branding techniques from industry experts and Google-branded merchandise

To reserve your spot, call the Chamber at 394-2021.
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