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Scott County Profile

Scott County Profile

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 37.4 million people comprises nearly 12% of the nation's population. This makes it the largest 300-mile market west of Chicago.

News & Notices

On April 5th, the Scott County Board of Supervisors passed a resolution recognizing April 20 and 21, 2018 as "Quad Cities Big Table Weekend". The Board of Supervisors invites all Quad Citizens to participate in this community-wide initiative to further connect our community so that we can become a...
Posted: April 19, 2018
The Board of Supervisors have proclaimed April 28, 2018 as the day to Sound the Alarm and help educate and protect the residents of our community against home fires and encourage everyone to support the American Red Cross and join in this lifesaving effort. Sign up today at https://www.redcross.org...
Posted: April 19, 2018
Starting Monday, April 9, 2018 the pedestrian crossing at 5th & Western will be CLOSED due to construction. The closure is anticipated to last approximately 4 weeks. Signage will be provided to clearly indicate the path for the crosswalk detour. See the attached detour map. From the west side...
Posted: April 5, 2018