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Rural America Ambience

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sound compilation: Rural America

Small Town Ambience

Small Town Ambience recorded in Iowa and Nebraska


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Recording Morning Suburb in Sioux City, Iowa

Rural America | Ambience Sound Effects Library

Rise and shine! Join me for a walk through a quiet suburban neighborhood in Sioux City, Iowa. As the sun begins to peek over the horizon, the sound of birds chirping and leaves rustling fill the air. With the peaceful ambiance of this quintessential American backyard, complete with lush green grass and a towering tree, I couldn’t resist recording these sounds.

But that’s not all! This sound library also features two additional soundscapes of American Midwest life. Explore the sounds of a small town near an abandoned industrial area and a peaceful side road in Omaha, Nebraska.

Perfect for post-production and sound design, these recordings are royalty-free and ready to elevate your project with the rustic atmosphere of rural America. Listen to the sound of cows mooing, horses neighing, tractors and harvesting, barn sounds, and much more. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to bring a piece of small town America to your project.


Sound samples

Rural America Ambience Sound Effects Library



Small town USA ambience

11 files • 24 bit / 192kHz • 2.1 GB
30 min

Small Town Ambience

Small Town Ambience recorded in Iowa and Nebraska



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