Introduction to Waverly, Iowa
The Winnebago Native Americans were the original inhabitants of the present day City of Waverly. It was first settled by the whites in the 1850s. Frederick Cretzmeyer is said to be the first permanent settler of the area. The city was incorporated on April 25, 1859. It is believed that the city was named after the Waverley novels of Sir Walter Scott. The first school of the area was established in 1854 by Charles Ensign.
Waverly and nearby Attractions
- Waverly Rail Trail
- Waverly House
- Black Hawk Park
- Waterloo Center for the Arts
- Victorian Home & Carriage House Museum
- Airline Amusement Park
Things To Do In Waverly
The Waverly Rail Trail is a scenic bike trail that connects Waverly to Denver. The Waverly Golf Course and Centennial Oaks Golf and Country Club are ideal destinations for the golf lovers. In addition, the city also offers two disc golf courses. Shopping can be enjoyed at the South Side Shopping Center, Willow Lawn Mall, and Village Square Mall. Every year the Bremer County Fair is also organized in the city.
The Eastern Iowa Airport provides facilities for air transportation.
Waverly Higher Education
Wartburg College is the local college. Hawkeye Community College and University of Northern Iowa also offer facilities for higher studies.