I-380 Corridor

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The I-380 Corridor (sometimes just "The Corridor") is a region in Eastern Iowa. In general, the expression is used to describe Linn and Johnson Counties, which are connected by I-380.

Cities[edit]

  • Cedar Rapids: One of the two anchors of the region, it is Iowa's second largest city.
  • Coralville: A suburb of Iowa City and home to the regional Coralville Mall.
  • Hiawatha: A large suburb of Cedar Rapids.
  • Iowa City: The second major anchor of the region, it is home to the University of Iowa.
  • Marion: A large suburb of Cedar Rapids.
  • Mount Vernon: A rural community and home to Cornell College.

Other destinations[edit]

  • Lake McBride: A major man-made lake in northern Johnson County. Popular recreational area.
  • Palisades-Kepler State Park: A state park on US 30 near Mount Vernon noted for its deep ravines, bluffs and natural beauty.

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Like many other areas in the Midwest, the I-380 corridor's cities were settled due to their proximity to nearby rivers. Iowa City was the original capitol of the State.

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The region is most closely associated with I-380, which connects the region to Waterloo. However, it is also accessible via I-80 (from the Quad Cities or Des Moines), US 151 (from the Amana Colonies or Dubuque) and US 30 (from Clinton or Ames).

The area is also serviced by the Eastern Iowa Airport, which connects the region to Chicago, Minneapolis and various other airline hubs.

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