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Scott County Profile

Scott County Profile

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 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

The Bi-State Regional Commission (Bi-State) a regional Council of Governments on behalf of a multi-jurisdictional, multi-agency consortium is coordinating a joint acquisition of spring 2019 aerial photography, LiDAR, and topographic mapping services. The Consortium is requesting proposals from...
Posted: December 11, 2018
The Scott County Health Department (SCHD) announced December 11 that it has achieved national accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB). Accreditation demonstrates SCHD’s ability to meet national standards for high quality public health services, leadership, and...
Posted: December 11, 2018
Special Elections voter turnout information will be updated on December 11th approximately 11:30 am and 4:30 pm.
Posted: December 11, 2018