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Clinton is a city in Clinton County.

It is the county seat.

First called New York, and then renamed, after NY Gov. DeWitt Clinton

The latitude of Clinton is 41.844N. The longitude is -90.188W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 597 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 27,437.


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Median household income
Local
$34,159
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Clinton demographic reports
Clinton is on the Mississippi River
Former and merged names include:
· New York
Settler Elijah Buell established a ferry across the Mississippi in 1835
Well-known residents have included:
· Lillian Russell, actress and singer
· Felix Adler, clown
Local festivals include:
  • Riverboat Days - July 6-8, 2007
  • Art in the Park - June 16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Clinton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Clinton Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Eagle Point Park
Clinton attractions: Bickelhaupt Arboretum, casino
Sports teams: LumberKings (minor league baseball)
Historic sites and museums: Clinton County Historical Society Museum
Colleges and universities: Ashford University
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Clinton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Clinton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52757 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

35% of Clinton residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Clinton ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Clinton was $17,320, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

15% of Clinton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Clinton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $311.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.


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Libraries in Clinton include Clinton Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Clinton include Clinton Herald

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Clinton County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Clinton political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Clinton workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Clinton between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 3.2 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Clinton include Best Western, Country Inn & Suites, Holiday Inn Hotel and Suites, Motel 6 Clinton, Super 8.

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