Buckingham is a small, unincorporated town about 19 miles away from Waterloo. There are schools close nearby in Tama, Waterloo, and in Reinbeck. For restaurants around the area there is 1901 Chop Haus, Casey’s, and Becker Concessions. Buckingham is really for the person who likes to travel a lot without spending too much. Being close to Waterloo and ninety-two miles away from Des Moines, you really can get the best out of one spot.