Roland is a city located in Story County in the state of Iowa, United States. The population was 1,284 people at the time of the 2010 census. As part of the Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is a component of the larger Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area, it is included in the following statistical areas: The city was officially established on December 29, 1891.
What is the approximate location of the city of 84roland?
Roland is situated at 42°09′56′′N 93°30′00′′W / 42.165662°N 93.499965°W / 42.165662; -93.499965. It is also known as the ″Roland of the North″ (42.165662, -93.499965). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total land area of 1.1 square miles (2.8 km2), which is entirely comprised of open space.
What county is Roland Iowa?
Roland is a city in the state of Iowa, and it is the county seat of Story County. With a population of 1,221 in 2020, it will be the 237th biggest city in Iowa and the 9502nd largest city in the United States, according to the Census Bureau.
Who founded Roland Iowa?
Torkel Henryson, a young school teacher in Norway, had the idea of putting together a group of persons in order to come to the United States in 1846. The next spring, a party of 165 travelers – including 29 families and 15 single individuals – leased a sail ship and set sail from Bergen, Norway, on May 11, 1847.