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Davenport, founded in 1836, the capital of Scott county, Iowa, U.S. America, near Rock Island and the rapids of the upper course of the Mississippi. The town is built of brick, and has many churches, colleges, and other public buildings. There are steam-mills, and the splendid water-power is greatly utilised. The town has a large grain trade.