West Des Moines sits at the crossroads of Interstate's 85 and 35. The thriving economy has over 50,000 people and is one of the fastest growing communities in Iowa. It's also the second largest city in the Des Moines area and the tenth largest in the state. Money Magazine even calls this one of the “100 Best Places to Live and Launch in 2008.” The neighborhoods are upscale and peaceful, yet handfuls of attractions are close by. Whether you are here to spend a gorgeous day, relaxing weekend, or to live in the tight-knit community, you'll feel at home in West Des Moines.