The small village of Carbon Cliff is located in Rock Island County, IL. Situated between the Mississippi and Rock rivers, the beautiful landscape offers scenic views of rolling bluffs and sprawling farms. As a part of the Quad Cities Metropolitan Area, Carbon Cliff is near the Illinois-Iowa border, in a prime location between Chicago and Des Moines. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 2,150 people call Carbon Cliff home. People looking for Carbon Cliff apartments for rent will love this Midwestern gem in the Land of Lincoln.
The village of Carbon Cliff officially became a town in 1907, and during this time, it was an important hub for the coal mining industry. This community was once primarily farmlands, and while open spaces are still present, Carbon Cliff is now much more residential.
The ideal location of Carbon Cliff is near a plethora of transportation options, including the Quad City International Airport, several major highways and Interstates 80, 88, 74 and 290. This makes it easy for those looking at Carbon Cliff rentals to commute to their jobs. Some of the top employers in the area include the Rock Island Arsenal, Trinity Regional Health System, Rock Island-Milan School District, Augustana College and Jumer's Casino and Hotel.
Throughout Rock Island County, there are plenty of outdoor attractions such as the American Discovery and the Great River trails, as well as the Indian Bluff Golf & Forest Preserve and three private courses. Art enthusiasts will find there are many galleries and exhibitions in the community, such as the Adler Theatre, Augustana College Art Museum and the Quad City Music Guild.
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