Waverly is strategically located to provide your business with abundant interstate, regional and local highway access.  Waverly is an Avenue of the Saints Community (Hwy 218/27), connecting St. Paul, MN with St. Louis, MO.  Our 4-lane highway system will take you to I-380 (20 miles), then to I-80 connecting New York with San Francisco.  Bremer County also offers rail service as well as convenient access to local, regional and international air service.


‚ÄčThe Cedar Valley Region

The Cedar Valley in the Midwest

The Cedar Valley in the United States

Iowa State Railroad Map

The Avenue of the Saints (US 218/27)

The Avenue of the Saints, a 4-lane north-south transportation corridor, runs through Bremer County with direct access from Waverly. This highway connects St. Paul, MN with St. Louis, MO, and provides a 4-lane connection to Interstates I-35 and I-80.

US Highway 20

US Highway 20, a 4-lane east-west federal highway, is in close proximity and easily accessible from Waverly via 4-lane highway. This highway provides a direct route to Chicago to the east, and connects with Interstate I-35 to the west.

Interstate Access

  • I-35 - 30 miles  
  • I-80 - 95 miles
  • I-380 - 20 miles

Rail Service

Rail service to Waverly is provided by Canadian National Railroad (CN), and neighboring Butler County is served by both CN and Iowa Northern Railway (IANR).

Air Service

The Waverly Municipal Airport offers services for private aircraft with a 3,200 foot runway, navigational aid, aircraft rental charter service, courtesy transportation, fuel sales and hangar availability. 

The Waterloo Regional Airport (20 miles) partners with American Airlines to offer commercial air service with daily flights to Chicalo, IL, as well as corporate and general aviation services, car rentals and a full-service FBO. 

The Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids (85 miles) partners with several air carriers to provide domestic and international flights, direct flights, general aviation and air cargo services, as well as car rentals and various other amenities.

Welcome to Waverly. Great schools. Diverse housing options. Robust job market. Top-flight indoor rec center. Outdoor recreation adventures of all kinds. Prestigious Wartburg College. And a safe and welcoming community of people who value the good life in a beautiful place.