Five cities make up the Quad Cities in Iowa and Illinois, and East Moline, Illinois is one of them. East Moline is the smallest metropolitan area with a population of 22,300, but the total Quad Cities area has about 400,000 people. This includes the cities of Davenport and Bettendorf, Iowa, and Rock Island and Moline, Illinois. With popular employers such as John Deere and Illini hospital located in the city, East Moline has become a rising community to call home
History East Moline resulted from the efforts of the East Moline Company to sell land and create a town. The planned town was platted in 1895. A barbecue and land auction was held by the company, but they succeeded in selling only 5 of 2000 lots. Development was significantly delayed. Deere&Company established a factory here in 1900 and other companies followed. East Moline was incorporated as a village in 1903 and as a city in 1907.
East Moline Community East Moline is located on the south bank of the Mississippi River directly east of Moline. The city covers an area of 9.02 square miles and has a population density of 2,337 people/square mile. With the close proximity to the river and historical neighborhoods East Moline offers a variety of properties for your family to find the right home.
Attractions and Entertainment There are so many attractions to choose from in East Moline, from a local farmers market to the East Moline Speedway you will find many activities to keep both you and your family busy. Visit the famous John Deere Factory to take a tour or boat on the Mississippi river from many of the areas access points. Take a ride on the bike path through all of the Quad Cities even crossing the river to Iowa. When the weather is warm visit the nearby Rock Island County Fairgrounds or the TPC golf course in Silvis, home of the John Deere classic.
Nearest Ruhl&Ruhl Office 1701 52nd Avenue Moline, IL Phone Number: (309) 743-8000 Website
East Moline Helpful Links City of East Moline Quad Cities Chamber Farmer's Market Quad City Speedway John Deere Factory Tours Rock Island County Fair Grounds TPC Deere Run Golf Course
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