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Welcome to Blue Grass ...

The city of Blue Grass is located in Scott County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Blue Grass has a population of 1,674 people<2> (see below for details).

Blue Grass is 790 feet [241 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Blue Grass is located in the (563) area code.

The ZIP code for Blue Grass: 52726<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Blue Grass had a population of 1,452 people. This makes Blue Grass the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Blue Grass represents 0.05% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 211st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,452 people, the population of Blue Grass increased 24.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,169 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Blue Grass had an population of 1,674 people. This is an increase of 15.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 43.2% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Blue Grass.

Communities Also Named Blue Grass ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Blue Grass - they are located in Illinois, Kentucky (2), Minnesota, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

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 Blue Grass. 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 Blue Grass. 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 Blue Grass.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Blue Grass ...

Looking for more information about Blue Grass? 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 Blue Grass, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Blue Grass.

Communities near Blue Grass ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Davenport   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Moline   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Rock Island   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Bettendorf   [Map]

Lies 15 miles [24.1 km] to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Muscatine   [Map]

Lies 17 miles [27.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Blue Grass

Located in Muscatine County

East Moline   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Silvis   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Eldridge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Blue Grass

Milan   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Blue Grass

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Coal Valley   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the East (E) of Blue Grass

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Blue Grass.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Blue Grass - 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 Blue Grass). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Blue Grass 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Blue Grass) 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 Blue Grass. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Blue Grass

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Blue Grass. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5097, Longitude: -90.7654     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Blue Grass have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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