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Welcome to Bettendorf ...

The city of Bettendorf is located in Scott County.

The location of Bettendorf has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Bettendorf has a population of 36,543 people<2> (see below for details).

Bettendorf is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Bettendorf is within the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Bettendorf: 52722<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Bettendorf had a population of 33,217 people (or 20.1% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Bettendorf the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Bettendorf represents 1.09% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 15th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,217 people, the population of Bettendorf increased 6.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 31,275 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Bettendorf had an population of 36,543 people. This is an increase of 10.01% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.84% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Bettendorf.

Websites for Bettendorf ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Bettendorf. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Bettendorf. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Bettendorf. Our list includes 5 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Bettendorf:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Bettendorf ...

Looking for more information about Bettendorf? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Bettendorf, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Bettendorf.

Communities near Bettendorf ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Davenport   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the West (W) of Bettendorf

Rock Island   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bettendorf

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Eldridge   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Bettendorf

Geneseo   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bettendorf

Located in Henry County (IL)

De Witt   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the North (N) of Bettendorf

Located in Clinton County

Colona   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bettendorf

Located in Henry County (IL)

Milan   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Bettendorf

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Camanche   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Bettendorf

Located in Clinton County

Coal Valley   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the South (S) of Bettendorf

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Green Rock   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Bettendorf

Located in Henry County (IL)

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Bettendorf.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Bettendorf.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Bettendorf - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Bettendorf). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Bettendorf or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Bettendorf) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Bettendorf. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Bettendorf

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Bettendorf. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5655, Longitude: -90.4764     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Bettendorf have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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