Council Bluffs, Iowa

Google is proud to call Iowa home to one of our data centers.

In 2007, we announced plans to construct a data center complex in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Then in 2012 and 2015, we announced expansions of our local data center facilities. Over time, we've invested over $2.5 billion and have established a long-term commitment to the region and state. Now a fully operational site, we've created over 400 jobs on site, and we work hard to support the communities in which our employees live and work.

Since 2009, we've awarded more than $2 million to local schools and nonprofits. Additionally, in 2011, we partnered with the City of Council Bluffs to launch a free WiFi network for everyone in and around Council Bluffs. Learn more about the BLink-Bluffs Free Community WiFi program here.

You can also meet some of our employees and see how we're giving back to the community.

Why did Google choose Council Bluffs?

Council Bluffs has the right combination of energy infrastructure, developable land, and available workforce for the data center.

Visit the Council Bluffs data center photo gallery.

Who do I contact for more information?

For community-related questions, email If you're a member of the media, please contact

For more answers to our most frequently asked questions, visit our FAQ section.

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