Ackley, Iowa’s town motto is Values from the Past, Vision for the Future. This north central community has the perfect combination of small town values with big ideas. With a population of 1,800 people, Ackley is a great place to raise a family. Ackley has the small town amenities and is just a short 45 minute drive from Cedar Falls and an hour drive from Ames. Ackley, Iowa - a Great Town, Great People, and a Great Place to work at Innovative Ag Services!