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Cedar Rapids is the county seat of Linn County, Iowa, United States.
The population was 120,758 at the 2000 census, with an estimated 2006 population of 124,417,
making it the second largest city in Iowa after Des Moines; the 2006 estimated population of the
three-county Metropolitan Statistical Area is 249,320.
The city is named after the Cedar River.
Cedar Rapids has been residence to famous figures, including American artist Grant Wood,
the Wright brothers, journalist and historian William L. Shirer, writer and photographer Carl Van Vechten,
actors Ashton Kutcher, Elijah Wood, Ron Livingston, and Dr. Alexander Lippisch.
See also Notable natives on this page.
Cedar Rapids is also the setting for the musical "The Pajama Game."
A unique attribute of Cedar Rapids is that its city hall and county courthouse are located on Mays Island,
an island on the Cedar River running through the city.
Cedar Rapids is one of only two mainland cities to have their governmental offices on an island
(the other being Paris, France).
Cedar Rapids is known as the City of Five Seasons; the traditional four seasons and a "fifth season" is
"a time to enjoy" the other four.
The symbol of the five seasons is the Tree of Five Seasons sculpture in downtown Cedar Rapids.
The name "Five Seasons" and representations of the sculpture appear in many forms.
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