About Scott County

About Scott County

Map of the United States showing the location of Scott County represented by a red star.

Scott County is part of the Quad Cities Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), located in eastern Iowa and western Illinois on the Mississippi River, 165 miles west of Chicago. The Quad Cities MSA consists of Scott County in Iowa and Rock Island, Henry, and Mercer Counties in Illinois. Combined with the more than 172,000 Scott County residents, it measures over 380,000 people in population.

The Quad Cities is midway between Minneapolis on the north and St. Louis on the south; Chicago on the east and Des Moines on the west. The area's 300-mile market of nearly 36.5 million people comprises nearly 15% of the nation's population. This makes it the largest 300-mile market west of Chicago.

News & Notices

School Boards Election voter turnout information will be updated on September 12th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: September 12, 2017
**Follow-up ** 09-04.17 The driver of the vehicle has been identified as Brian Jermaine Johnson, 35 years of age, from Blue Grass Iowa. The accident remains under investigation, nothing further at this time. ---------------------------------- On 09-03-17 at approximately 4:05 am Scott Emergency...
Posted: September 3, 2017
Tax Notice Reminder The first installment of property taxes and mobile home taxes must be received or post marked by Monday, October 2, 2017 to avoid interest charges. More about Property Taxes & Online Payment Treasurer Receive a Property Tax Notice Reminder by Email
Posted: September 1, 2017