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Council Bluffs is the county seat for Pottawattamie County, located in the southwest corner of Iowa. The metropolitan area is exploding with new growth. Located at the crossroads of America, Council Bluffs has the advantage of a prime location in the heart of our country. The area serves as an important career center to many businesses, which include: finance, health care, insurance, telecommunications, agriculture and manufacturing to help create a diversified employment base.
The population of Council Bluffs is approximately 63,000, and is part of the 60th-largest metropolitan area in the United States with an estimated population of 865,350 residing in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metropolitan area. Omaha is the largest city in Nebraska.
Council Bluffs' history and location on the river next to Omaha, NE allows for a wide variety of entertainment. From opera to ballet, soccer to professional baseball, museums to zoos, and specialty stores to quaint boutiques, Council Bluffs offers the best of it all. Concerts at the Mid America Center or plays at the Iowa Western Performing Arts Center compliment other concerts and entertainment venues in the Metro area.
The educational community in Council Bluffs is one to be admired. The people of Council Bluffs realize the importance of education and are committed to maintaining outstanding schools in both the public and private sector. Secondary schools have teacher-to-student ratios that are among the lowest in the nation, and 78 percent of all students complete some form of post-secondary study. In addition to offering great primary and secondary education, the Council Bluffs area has a variety of vocational and technical education options, through the public schools, dozens of private schools and community colleges.
There is also a full spectrum of higher education opportunities within a 20-minute drive of Council Bluffs, including two community colleges, five universities and two medical schools. Council Bluffs hospitals employ more than 1,600 people, indicating the importance residents place on quality care. The city's resources include two, full-service hospitals. More than 80 churches anchor our community, with several denominations and styles of worship.