Central U.S. Location
New Hampton, Iowa, is centrally located in the U.S. with major thoroughfares providing easy access to key Midwest markets and horizons beyond. New Hampton is part of the Cedar Valley Region of Iowa.
|Market||Proximity||≈ 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|
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.
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.
New Hampton is served by Canadian Pacific Railway. 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.
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.
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.