Ames may refer to:

Places in the US:

  • Ames, Iowa, ninth-largest city in Iowa and location of Iowa State University
  • Ames, Kansas, an unincorporated community
  • Ames, Nebraska, an unincorporated community
  • Ames, New York, a village
  • Ames, Oklahoma, a town
  • Ames, Texas, a city
  • Ames, Illinois
  • Ames, Arkansas
  • Ames, Colorado
  • Ames, Indiana
  • Ames Monument, a memorial to brothers Oakes Ames and Oliver Ames, Jr. located in Wyoming

Places in Europe:

  • Ames, Pas-de-Calais, a commune in northern France
  • Ames, A Coruña, a municipality in Spain


  • Ames Manufacturing Company
  • Ames (automobile), an American brand
  • Ames Department Stores Inc., a defunct department store chain based in Connecticut
  • Oakes Ames (botanist), an American botanist specializing in orchids, known by the author abbreviation "Ames"


  • Air Ministry Experimental Station, used in radar designations
  • AMES (school), Academy for Math, Engineering, and Science, in Salt Lake City, Utah

For people with the surname Ames, see Ames (surname)

Other articles related to "ames":

Ames, Nebraska
... Ames is an unincorporated community in southern Dodge County, Nebraska, United States ... official of the Union Pacific Railroad, likely Oakes Ames ... Although Ames is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 68621 ...
List Of United States Political Families (A) - The Ames
... Oakes Ames (1804–1873), U.S ... Father of Oliver Ames ... Oliver Ames (1831–1895), Massachusetts State Senator, Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts 1883–1887, Governor of Massachusetts 1887–1890 ...
S9 Fraction - Applications
... has been used in conjunction with the Ames test to assess the mutagenic potential of chemical compounds ... Furthermore the metabolic enzymes of bacteria used in the Ames test differ substantially from those in mammals ... the S9 fraction is often added to the Ames test ...
Cherry Ames' Nursing Game
... Cherry Ames' Nursing Game, or Cherry Ames A Nurses' Training Game is a 1959 Parker Brothers roll-and-move track board game for 2 to 6 players ... It was based on the Cherry Ames juvenile series of mysteries written by Helen Wells and Julie Campbell Tatham, and published by Grosset Dunlap ...