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About Muscatine

We know you'll love being a part of an amazing community just as much as we love serving it.
Muscatine: Work. Play. Live. Stay.

"And I remember Muscatine—still more pleasantly—for its summer sunsets. I have never seen any, on either side of the ocean, that equaled them." — Mark Twain, Life on the Mississippi
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Welcome to Muscatine!

Muscatine is an energetic, welcoming city with a rich history and a vibrant business community that supports local arts, recreation, and health (we have adopted Blue Zones® Live Longer, Better® concepts into our community development planning). It’s a great place to work, play, live, and stay. Explore the outdoors, enjoy active eco-adventures, and be surrounded by nature at our many parks and bike and walking trails.

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Always something to experience!

Located right on the Mississippi River, you’ll always have something to experience and taste with our downtown shopping and locally owned restaurants. Located within a 30-minute drive to the Quad Cities and a 45-minute drive to Iowa City, you’ll never run out of things to do and see!

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So much to offer!

Muscatine has an excellent education system, including several K-6 elementary schools, one 7-8 middle school, one large high school and one community college. Our community also offers affordable housing, and a growing economy! We have an active sports community, hosting and sponsoring many events for participants of all ages, including RAGBRAI, national and state soccer tournaments, state and local softball and baseball tournaments, regional golf tournaments, and much more.

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Raising Family. Making Friends. Staying Active.

Muscatine's close-knit community and ample job market is the perfect environment for raising a family, making friends with your neighbors, and staying active in the community. Many families have called Muscatine their home for generations, and it’s easy to see why!
Take a look at all Muscatine has to offer and see why our community is a good fit for you!

To learn more about the history of Muscatine, please visit the Official Muscatine, Iowa website.

Learn more about the history of Muscatine Power and Water!

Interact with our history page