Windsor Heights has a distinctive niche as a quality small community within the state's major metropolitan area. It is unmatched in its strategic location, convenient to all of the metropolitan and suburban amenities while offering affordable housing, business opportunities and a strong sense of community. We offer convenient shopping, great schools and beautiful parks to citizens and visitors alike. Here you will find varied shopping and dining opportunities, churches and elementary schools within and near the city limits, and beautiful parks with improvements to come.
Close by are centers of Polk County government, business and industry and outstanding educational institutions including Des Moines Area Community College, Grand View College, Drake University, Simpson College, Iowa State University, William Penn University, and Upper Iowa University. Only minutes from downtown, Windsor Heights offers easy access to the Civic Center, and other arts and entertainment attractions, the airport and expansive commercial opportunities