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Mel Ray is located in Ankeny, one of the fastest growing cities in the U.S. Just fifteen minutes from downtown Des Moines, our community offers affordable living with access to all the city attractions.

We are part of the Ankeny Community school district, known for its excellent curriculum and outstanding athletic programs. Mel Ray is located across the street from Crocker Elementary School and only five minutes from South Ankeny High School, the “Home of the Hawks”.

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Ankeny is the perfect place for young professionals and growing families. The area boasts 17 city parks, three 18-hole golf courses, restaurants, breweries, and a variety of community events. Outdoor enthusiasts will love all the opportunities for hiking, biking, paddling, and fishing.

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