About West Des Moines, IA

Incorporated in 1893, West Des Moines is the wealthiest suburb of the larger metropolitan city of Des Moines. Though West Des Moines has changed throughout time, it still maintains some of its historical roots, including the Jordan House. Home to many businesses, residential neighborhoods, and recreational venues, West Des Moines offers a high quality of life for its residents. Located in the Raccoon River Valley, the city also provides easy access to the rest of Des Moines along with other surrounding areas.