Dubuque is the ninth biggest city in Iowa with a population of 57,637 according to the 2010 census. Dubuque is just about an hour drive north of the Quad Cities and three hours west of Chicago. In 2010 Dubuque was named as one of the best places to raise a family in the country. Dubuque sits along the Iowa side of the Mississippi River and has close ties with East Dubuque, located on the Illinois side. While still growing quickly Dubuque still embraces its small town warmth and friendliness around the community.
Dubuque Community Dubuque is a very active river community with lots of events and activities going on along the river during the warmer seasons. The community is proud of the National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium and the many historic buildings, they have to offer. The community supports sports teams from four colleges in Dubuque, along with the minor league hockey team - the Dubuque Fighting Saints. It is also a major tourist destination where visitors can enjoy an indoor water park, riverboat gambling, and a museum associated with the Smithsonian - all at the Port of Dubuque. From bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River and historic homes to rennovated downtown condos and new construction homes, the Dubuque area has many different housing options. Click here to search homes for sale in the Dubuque area or contact us to talk to a Dubuque Realtor who can provide Dubuque real estate information and knowledge of the local market.
Attractions and Entertainment From endless activities along the river, learning about Dubuque's heritage, casinos, river cruises and outdoor activities to sports and rec, arts, shopping and night life - there is never a shortage of things to do in Dubuque. The city's Fourth of July celebration attracts many visitors from the surrounding areas every year. Sundown Mountain, west of town, and Chestnut Mountain, located in nearby Galena, IL, are great places to visit for skiing enthusiasts. The Diamond Jo Casino and Mystique Casino are perfect options for those looking to try their luck at a poker game or slot machines. The city of Dyersville, 20 miles west of Dubuque is home to the National Farm Toy Museum and the world famous Field Of Dreams Movie Site.
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Dubuque Helpful Links City of Dubuque Dubuque Chamber of Commerce National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium Dubuque Fighting Saints - Hockey Port of Dubuque Sundown Mountain Chestnut Mountain Diamond Jo Casino Mystique Casino
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