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About Scott County

About Scott County

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

SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 130 th Avenue will be closed between 230 th Street and 240 th Street Date Closed: Tuesday-April 23, Wednesday-April 24, Thursday-April 25, Friday-April 26, Monday-April 29, 2019 Description of Closure: Road will be closed for exploratory...
Posted: April 22, 2019
SCOTT COUNTY SECONDARY ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE Road Involved: 190 th Avenue will be closed between 270 th Street and 250 th Street Date Closed: Monday, April 22, 2019 Description of Closure: Road will be closed for culvert replacements at Glynns Creek. The road may be closed for 10 working days. Road...
Posted: April 22, 2019
Measles has been identified in Iowa. Information about measles, the MMR shot, and resources is available on the SCHD webpages.
Posted: April 16, 2019