Iowa City

Iowa City is LIT-erature!

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Iowa City was created by an act of Legislative Assembly of the Iowa Territory on January 21, 1839, and became the first official capital of the State of Iowa in 1841. Today, the city is home to the University of Iowa and approximately 76,300 people. Iowa City was designated a UNESCO City of Literature in 2008, and remains the only city in the United States with the designation. 

Learn more about City of Iowa City resources on their website.

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