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Welcome to Davenport ...

The city of Davenport is located in Scott County and is the County Seat for Scott County.

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

When the people of Davenport refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Davenporter<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Davenport has a population of 102,085 people<3> (see below for details).

Davenport is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Davenport is located in the (563) area code.

The ZIP codes for Davenport: 52801-52809<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Davenport had a population of 99,685 people (which is 60.33% of the total population of Scott County). This makes Davenport the county's most populous community.

The population of Davenport represents 3.27% of the total population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 99,685 people, the population of Davenport increased 1.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 98,359 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Davenport had an population of 102,085 people. This is an increase of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.79% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Davenport ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Davenport - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey (2), New York, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Oklahoma, Texas (2), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.

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

Websites for Davenport ...

Official Website:

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 Davenport. 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 Davenport. 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 Davenport. Our list includes 84 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Davenport ...

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

Communities near Davenport ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Bettendorf   [Map]

Lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the East (E) of Davenport

East Moline   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the East (E) of Davenport

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Silvis   [Map]

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

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

De Witt   [Map]

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

Located in Clinton County

Colona   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Davenport

Located in Henry County (IL)

Milan   [Map]

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

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Le Claire   [Map]

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

Coal Valley   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Davenport

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

Green Rock   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Davenport

Located in Henry County (IL)

Carbon Cliff   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the East (E) of Davenport

Located in Rock Island County (IL)

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

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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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Davenport refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Davenport may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Davenport.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Davenport - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<5>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 Davenport). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Davenport or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

Our list of ZIP Codes for Davenport includes: 52801, 52802, 52803, 52804, 52805, 52806, 52807, 52808 & 52809.

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Davenport) 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 Davenport. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Davenport

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Davenport. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5558, Longitude: -90.6052     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Davenport have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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