Getting Around Town
Close proximity to major cities and highways makes the North Scott area easily accessible. Davenport is just 10 minutes south, Des Moines is 165 miles west, and Chicago is 175 miles east.
U.S. 61 (a four-lane interstate highway) runs through Eldridge, providing direct access to east-west highway I-80. The Davenport Municipal Airport is only five minutes away, while Quad City International Airport is 20 minutes away in Moline, Illinois. Rail service is provided by I&M Rail Link.
The North Scott area in Scott County is a part of the Quad Cities Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes The Quad Cities of Davenport, Iowa; Bettendorf, Iowa; Moline, Illinois; and Rock Island, Illinois. These four cities are just minutes away, and sustain a population of more than 400,000 people. Major metropolitan amenities are available to residents as well as local businesses and industries throughout the Quad Cities area.