City Hall and all other City facilities are closed to the public as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. The closures will be effective after 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19, and will continue through May 15, 2020. City staff will continue to report to their offices and serve the public. Residents are encouraged to conduct City business online or by contacting individual City departments directly. Residents who are unsure how to conduct their City business may contact the City’s customer service hotline from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 515.239.5670.

Maps & Records

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Cemetery maps and records are available via Geographic Information Systems (GIS).

Ames Municipal Cemetery & Ontario Cemetery GIS maps enable the public to:

  • View cemetery spaces available for purchase.
  • Search burial locations.
  • Research burial records, lot cards, lot purchase dates, and deed numbers.
  • View obituaries (2010 - present).
  • Generate cemetery maps.
  • View marker/monument photos, if available.

Ames Municipal Cemetery Map (PDF)


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