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Welcome to Le Claire ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Le Claire, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Le Claire has a population of 3,969 people<2> (see below for details).
Le Claire is 700 feet [213 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Le Claire lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Le Claire is located in the (563) area code.
The ZIP code for Le Claire: 52753<4>
Websites for Le Claire ...
Official Website: www.leclaireiowa.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Le Claire had an population of 3,969 people. This is an increase of 5.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 39.41% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Le Claire had a population of 3,765 people. This makes Le Claire the county's 4th most populous community.
The population of Le Claire represents 0.12% of the population of Iowa (which has 3,046,355 people), making it the state's 103rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,765 people, the population of Le Claire increased 32.24% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,847 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Le Claire.
Communities near Le Claire ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Le Claire.
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 Le Claire. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Le Claire.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Le Claire. 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 Le Claire.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Le Claire. See our Newspapers Page for Le Claire.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Le Claire ...
Looking for more information about Le Claire? 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 Le Claire, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Le Claire.
Adding Le Claire to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Le Claire in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Le Claire was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Le Claire.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Le Claire: www.leclaireiowa.org/
The official website for Scott County: www.scottcountyiowa.com/
The official website for State of Iowa: https://www.iowa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 21 Feb 2024