About Grimes

Located in both Dallas and Polk Counties, Grimes is perfectly situated less than 10 minutes from the Des Moines metro. Close to Saylorville Lake and home to both South Sports Complex and the Beaver Creek Golf Club, Grimes offers relaxing venues to spend time in the outdoors. Engagement is key in the Dallas Center-Grimes School District. Local schools have a one-to-one computer ratio and 87% of students participate in extracurricular activities. The spirit of community extends to Grimes as a whole. Here a small-town feel is possible despite being so close to Clive, Urbandale, and Johnston, making it the perfect location to consider KRM Custom Homes as your custom home builder.

Is Grimes, IA a Good Place To Live?

Yes! Grimes is one of the best places to live in Iowa. Residents are offered a suburban feel with big city fun. Grimes continues to grow with GrimesPlex and a new library. The city is home to great schools, restaurants, parks and more making it the perfect place to raise a family.

Fun Things To Do in Grimes, IA

  • Beaverbrooke Park
  • Climb Iowa
  • Al’s Dairy Freeze
  • Canoyer Garden Center
  • Saylorville Lake
  • Old School Pinball & Arcade
  • Kennybrook South Park

Learn more about working with KRM Custom Homes as your custom home builder in Grimes.

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