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Welcome to Argo ...

Argo is located in Scott County<1>.

The location of Argo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Argo is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Argo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Argo is within the boundaries of the (563) area code.

Communities Also Named Argo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 21 communities that are also named Argo - they are located in Alabama (2), Colorado, Delaware, Georgia (2), Illinois (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (2), Washington and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Argo.

Communities near Argo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Argo.

  • Davenport [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Davenport
    • Davenport [Scott County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Argo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 101,590 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Davenport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davenport<5>
  • Moline [Rock Island County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moline
    • Moline [Rock Island County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Argo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,356 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moline
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moline<5>
  • Rock Island [Rock Island County]
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    • Rock Island [Rock Island County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Argo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 37,176 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock Island
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rock Island<5>
  • Bettendorf [Scott County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bettendorf have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bettendorf
    • Bettendorf [Scott County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Argo
    • Estimated population in 2019: 36,543 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bettendorf<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clinton [Clinton County]
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      • Clinton [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Argo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,093 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
    • East Moline [Rock Island County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Moline have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Moline
      • East Moline [Rock Island County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Argo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,645 people
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    • Silvis [Rock Island County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Silvis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Silvis
      • Silvis [Rock Island County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Argo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,475 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Silvis
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Silvis<5>
    • Eldridge [Scott County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldridge
      • Eldridge [Scott County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Argo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,846 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldridge<5>
    • Geneseo [Henry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
      • Geneseo [Henry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Argo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,495 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Geneseo
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo<5>
    • De Witt [Clinton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Witt have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Witt
      • De Witt [Clinton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Argo
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,192 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Witt
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for De Witt<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Argo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Argo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Argo. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Argo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Argo. See our Newspapers Page for Argo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Argo ...

Looking for more information about Argo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Argo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Argo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Argo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyiowa.com/

The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Iowa's counties, including Scott, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Argo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Argo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Argo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.6259, Longitude: -90.4326       In this case, the coordinates for Argo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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