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  Davenport, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Davenport is the county seat of Scott County.
Davenport is connected to the Illinois side of the Quad Cities by a total of four bridges across the Mississippi River.
Davenport currently uses the mayor-council form of local government (when this format was adopted is not clear at present) consisting of a mayor and a ten-person council, all duly elected officials.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Davenport,_Iowa   (1649 words)

  
 Travel in Davenport - Iowa - USA - History - WorldTravelGate.net®-
Davenport became a special charter city in the Territory of Iowa in 1839 and won the battle to be the seat of Scott County by 1841.
Davenporters bragged that their city was the washing machine capital of the nation and that between Chicago and Los Angeles, Davenport was the largest cigar producer.
Davenport’s new City Hall was begun, financed and finished during his tenure in office and on April 14, 1896 the building was dedicated with a parade and ceremonies to the "cause of good government".
www.americatravelling.net /usa/iowa/davenport/davenport_history.htm   (875 words)

  
 Davenport, Iowa - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The city of Davenport was incorporated in 1839 and is located in the U.S. state of Iowa.
Davenport is connected to Rock Island, IL by a total of four bridges across the Mississippi River.
For air travel, Davenport Municial Airport serves smaller aircraft, while the Quad City International Airport across the river in Moline, IL is the closest commercial airport.
www.ankeny.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Davenport,_Iowa   (1350 words)

  
 Davenport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
John Davenport (clergyman), a Puritan clergyman and one of the founders of New Haven, Connecticut.
Roy Davenport (born 1971), a professional magician and grandson of Lewis Davenport
Davenport is a residential college at Yale University
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Davenport   (182 words)

  
 Davenport, Iowa
FEMA came to Davenport to give a workshop that was sponsored by the Farm and Flood Plain Management groups of Davenport, Iowa.
Davenport was not the only city that was affected by the flood of 1993.
Davenport's 11 miles of water front property is owned by the city, so it is publicly controlled and used as parks, marinas, and city projects.
www.geo.mtu.edu /department/classes/ge404/flood/day1/davenport   (1487 words)

  
 Statistics: Area code 563 in Davenport, Iowa 52802
Davenport, which is in the 563 area code, is located in Scott County in Iowa.
Its principal city is Davenport, IA. The latitude for the geographic center of 52802 is 41.5009 and the longitude is -90.6380.
Davenport and 52802 are located in Iowa in the United States of America.
www.zipwise.com /zip-codes/iowa/davenport-52802.php   (473 words)

  
 CNN.com - River crests earlier than expected in Davenport - April 24, 2001
DAVENPORT, Iowa (CNN) -- City officials keeping a close eye on their leaky temporary dikes Tuesday got a bit of a break as the swollen Mississippi River crested earlier than expected in Davenport, Iowa.
A survey of homes in Davenport found 38 with serious damage so far, and officials were scrambling to keep that number as low as possible.
Fifteen miles upriver from Davenport, about a dozen homes in Le Claire were evacuated after a breach in a sand dike flooded the area.
archives.cnn.com /2001/WEATHER/04/24/midwest.floods.03   (1021 words)

  
 Local Catholic Church History and Catholic Ancestors - Iowa
In 1881, the Diocese of Davenport was formed, from the Diocese of Dubuque, to encompass the southern half of the state of Iowa.
In 1911, the Diocese of Des Moines was formed, from a portion of the Diocese of Davenport, to encompass 24 counties in northwestern Iowa.
Iowa's Past - Named for a native tribe, the area which became Iowa was part of the Louisiana Purchase, and closed to non-native settlement prior to the Black Hawk War, which ended in 1832.
home.att.net /~Local_Catholic/CatholicUS-DubuqueIA.htm   (3378 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Davenport
The Diocese of Davenport, erected 8 May, 1881, embraces the four southern tiers of counties of the State of Iowa, U.S.A., an area of about 22,873 square miles.
From the time of the Louisiana Purchase down to 1827 the present Diocese of Davenport was included in the Diocese of New Orleans; from 1827 to 1837 it formed part of the Diocese of St. Louis; and from 1837 to 1881 it belonged to the Diocese of Dubuque.
Bishop Davis was born in Ireland in 1852, ordained priest in 1878, was consecrated coadjutor to bishop Cosgrove, 30 Nov., 1904, and on the death of the latter became Bishop of Davenport.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/04640a.htm   (806 words)

  
 UIF News: Davenport math teacher creates University of Iowa scholarship
IOWA CITY -- Joann M. Stuhr of Davenport, Iowa, through a $250,000 gift commitment to the University of Iowa Foundation, has created a graduate scholarship at the University of Iowa designed to help Iowa high school mathematics instructors become better teachers through advanced education.
The Joann Stuhr Scholarship for High School Mathematics Teachers in Iowa will be awarded to Iowa teachers with at least three years' classroom experience who wish to earn a master of science in mathematics degree or a master of arts in mathematics education degree from the UI.
Iowa: The Campaign to Advance Our Great University, the seven-year effort is raising private funds to help launch a variety of initiatives across the university, substantially increase the number of UI scholarships and endowed faculty positions, support new educational and research facilities, build the UI's endowment and fund outreach and service programs to benefit Iowans.
www.uifoundation.org /news/2004/apr02.shtml   (592 words)

  
 Job Openings | St. Ambrose University, Davenport, Iowa
Ambrose is located in Davenport, Iowa, one of the Quad Cities, a vibrant and diverse metropolitan area with a population of about 380,000.
Located on the Mississippi River three hours west of Chicago, Davenport is the largest municipality in a metropolitan area of 400,000 and provides numerous cultural and recreational activities.
St. Ambrose University is located in Davenport, Iowa which is a mid sized urban area on the Mississippi River.
web.sau.edu /humanresources/jobs.html   (1333 words)

  
 QCTimes.com - The Quad-City Times Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With less than two hours to spare before Alcoa Inc.’s contract with the United Steelworkers was set to expire, the two sides announced late Wednesday that they had reached a tentative contract agreement...
A recommendation has been made to dissolve a Davenport commission that hears cases involving dangerous and vicious dogs...
Iowa 1st Congressional District Republican candidate survey: Brian Kennedy
www.qctimes.com   (201 words)

  
 Country Inns & Suites By Carlson - Country Inn & Suites By Carlson Davenport
The Davenport Hotel helps guests start the day off right with a free continental breakfast featuring bagels, breads, muffins, hot and cold cereals, fresh fruit, juices, coffee, tea and other choices.
For lunch and dinner, the Davenport Hotel is close to an array of restaurants, including John Lewis Coffee Shop, Dalton's and Downtown Deli.
The Davenport Hotel is handily located just five minutes from major companies, shopping, riverboats and other attractions.
www.countryinns.com /davenportia_north   (340 words)

  
 Davenport Iowa Car Crashes Attorney Motorcycle Collisions Truck Accidents Lawyer
At the Law Office of James M. Hood, located in Davenport, Iowa, we provide representation to clients injured in car crashes, motorcycle collisions and truck accidents.
If the accident involved a tractor-trailer, the driver's violation of rules and regulations may be the basis for a lawsuit against the driver or his or her employer.
If you need an Iowa law firm which only represents the injured (never insurance companies) in Davenport, Clinton, Bettendorf, Muscatine, Quad Cities, and throughout Scott, Clinton and Muscatine counties, then contact the law firm of James M. Hood.
www.jameshood.com /cm/fsdp/practicecenter/personal-injury/motor-vehicle-accidents.asp   (1177 words)

  
 Comfort Inn Hotel In Davenport IA |   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Davenport's IMAX theater is located in the Putnam Museum, and the hotel offers theater discounts and packages to the IMAX theater.
The Comfort Inn Davenport is the only budget hotel to offer a large recreation room with a pool table, games and large screen TV.
A proud Iowa company was founded in 1978 by Mike Whalen.
www.hoari.com /comfortinn   (220 words)

  
 Davenport, Iowa in the Midwest League | MWLguide.com
The record of the Midwest League franchise in Davenport, Iowa.
Davenport joined the Midwest League in 1960; the league was attempting to expand to 10 teams but two teams would drop out before the season began.
Davenport had usually been active in the Three-I League, most recently in 1958.
www.mwlguide.com /cities/davenport   (326 words)

  
 Davenport Cram Field
Developed from a modest start approximately 10 years ago, the city (Davenport, Iowa) today has a modern airport located within the corporate limits on Division Street road.
Rock-surfaced runways total nearly a mile in length and there is a large hangar, office building also containing a repair shop and instruction room for student pilots, refueling and restaurant facilities on the grounds.
Dedicated on November 12, 1928 in honor of Ralph W. Cram, editor of the Davenport Democrat and Leader newspaper, who had attained national recognition in aviation.
cramfield.homestead.com   (160 words)

  
 KCCI.com - Politics - Security High For Bush, Kerry Appearances   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
DAVENPORT, Iowa -- Nearly every police officer in Davenport will be on the job Wednesday morning when President George W. Bush and his Democratic challenger, John Kerry, visit the town just a quarter of a mile apart in dueling campaign appearances.
Davenport Police Lt. Don Gano said you could throw a stone from one to the other.
She said Bush lost Iowa by only a little over 4,000 votes in the 2000 election and is determined to keep working hard to make sure that doesn't happen again.
www.kcci.com /politics/3614214/detail.html   (406 words)

  
 Davenport, Iowa hotel near IMAX Theatre - Clarion Hotel Conference Center 52806, IA124
The Davenport area provides a selection of eateries and cocktail lounges, including Lucy's restaurant and lounge located on hotel premises.
Guests of this Davenport hotel are afforded an abundance of amenities including free high-speed Internet access, an indoor heated pool, indoor hot tub, fitness center and game room.
The next time your travels bring you to Davenport, the Clarion Hotel Conference Center would be delighted to accommodate your lodging needs.
www.choicehotels.com /ires/en-us/html/HotelInfo?hotel=IA124   (357 words)

  
 DAVENPORT IOWA NEWS: DAVENPORTCENTRIC | HavenWorks.com/davenport ;-) IA Davenport News
Eastern Iowa counties had highest ozone levels [in Iowa], [American Lung Association] study shows.
"The Davenport native said there is too great a danger of such action resulting in a biological weapons attack against Israel and an Israeli nuclear counterattack.
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www.havenworks.com /davenport   (241 words)

  
 Relocation Davenport IA Iowa, Moving + Jobs - City Guide
Moving Companies in Davenport, IA At 123Movers.com you will get multiple moving quotes from different movers including Mayflower, Bekins, and other major moving companies as well as smaller independent movers that we have pre-screened.
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www.discoverourtown.com /IA/Davenport/Relocation-684.html   (968 words)

  
 Davenport Apartments: Iowa Online Guide to find a Apartment near you.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
With the help of the Davenport Apartments Guide, you can make an informed choice in the comfort of your own home, without searching through endless information.
In Davenport you can visit sites dating back to the great Sauk and Fox tribes, historic neighborhoods and shopping districts.
The Davenport Apartments Guide uses results from Qwest Dex Yellow Pages and Smart Pages to try to give complete coverage in the state of Iowa.
www.xzett.com /Apartments/Iowa/Davenport.htm   (212 words)

  
 DJ Davenport, IA - Scott, Iowa DJs, Davenport DJs
Davenport DJs are plentiful on Gigmasters, and most of our Davenport Deejays have photos and videos available on their online press kits.
Many Gigmasters clients who have hired a DJ in Davenport Iowa have left useful feedback about their experiences.
A top notch Davenport D.J. may need to be booked 6 to 12 months in advance, especially if you're looking for the DJ to also serve as a Davenport Master of Ceremonies.
www.gigmasters.com /DJ/DJ_Davenport_IA.asp   (1136 words)

  
 Vineyard Church of Davenport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
This church is located in the Quad Cities near the iowa cities of Davenport and Bettendorf.
This church is located in the Quad Cities near the illinois cities of Moline and Rock Island and East Moline.
The Davenport Vineyard Church has sent a church plant to Lawrence, Kansas.
www.davenportvineyard.org   (436 words)

  
 Physicians - Radiology Group, PC Davenport, Iowa USA
He is a member of the American College of Radiology and is on the staff at Genesis Medical Center, Davenport, IA and DeWitt Community Hospital, DeWitt, IA. Dr. Fuller joined the Radiology Group in mid 1999.
Before joining the Radiology Group, she was an Assistant Professor of Radiology at the University of Iowa College of Medicine.
She is a member of the Radiological Society of North America, the American College of Radiology, American Roentgen Ray Society, Iowa Medical Society, Johnson County Medial Society, Society of Gastrointestinal Radiology, Society of Magnetic Resonance, and the Association of University Radiologists.
www.radiologygrouppc.com /pages/doctors.html   (1161 words)

  
 St. Ambrose University in Davenport, Iowa
Davenport is the second largest city in the state of Iowa, and is found in a diverse region on the Mississippi River called the Quad Cities.
The largest cities are Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa and Rock Island, Moline and East Moline, Illinois.
The Quad Cities are only a day's drive from major metropolitan areas such as Des Moines, Chicago, St. Louis, and Minneapolis.
www.usjournal.com /en/students/campuses/stambrose.html   (802 words)

  
 Troop 43 Davenport Iowa
For those of you not familar with the Marsh, it is located off Wapello Avenue in Southwest Davenport.
I have submitted our group photograph to the Quad City Times to be published in their "Around Town" segment 7 times now with out one single printing.
I have given up on them, but will be sending our photo and a summary of our event to Hy-Vee Food West Locust for their donations, the Iowa DOT our co-sponsor and to the Town Council of the City of Maysville.
troop43bsa.com   (454 words)

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