"Hiawatha is located in Linn County and is a suburb located just north of Cedar Rapids and is considered part of the Cedar Rapids metro area. With a population just over 7,000, Hiawatha has seen tremendous growth in recent years in both the residential and business sectors. Hiawatha is home to a number of big businesses, including GoDaddy who employs over 700 people.
Hiawatha also prides itself on its parks and recreation programs available. There are three parks that the city maintains and is located on the Cedar Valley Nature trail that is just under 52 miles long, running northwest from Hiawatha to Evansdale, Iowa. There is also a Hiawatha farmers market that runs through the summer, music in the park and Fun Fest for the whole family to enjoy. "
The city of Hiawatha was named after the founders Trailer Company.