2010: 99,685, #3 in Iowa
1950: 73,640, #153 in U.S.
2010 Metropolitan Area: 379,690, #134 in U.S.
1950 Metropolitan area: 234,256, #83 in U.S.

Davenport, on the Mississippi River, was founded in 1836. It is the largest city in the Quad Cities metropolitan area, which includes Bettendorf, Iowa, and Moline and Rock Island, Illinois. Davenport now has a riverboat casino and parks along the Mississippi.

Tallest Building: Wells Fargo Building, 240 feet (1927)
The Davenport Skybridge was completed in 2005.

Davenport has no downtown department stores.

Amtrak has no service to Davenport.

The Figge Art Museum is located downtown. The Putnam Museum is northwest of downtown.

Downtown Davenport and Mississippi River

Davenport has no downtown movie theaters. The Adler Theatre (1931) is a restored movie palace that now hosts the Quad City Symphony Orchestra, touring Broadway shows, and a variety of other concerts. The Capitol Theatre (1920) is currently closed.

The Quad Cities River Bandits, Single-A Midwest League affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals, play at Modern Woodmen Park (1931, renovated 2004), on the Mississippi waterfront. The i wireless Center (1993), across the river in Moline, has sporting events and concerts.

Map of Downtown Davenport
Convention and Visitors Burea