Maxwell is a city in Story County, Iowa, United States. The population was 807 at the 2000 census. It is part of the 'Ames, Iowa Metropolitan Statistical Area', which is a part of the larger 'Ames-Boone, Iowa Combined Statistical Area'.
Maxwell is located at 41°53′25″N 93°23′52″W / 41.890232°N 93.397657°W / 41.890232; -93.397657 (41.890232, -93.397657).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.1 square miles (3.0 km2), all of it land.