Encyclopædia Britannica, Ninth Edition/Clinton (1.)
CLINTON, a city of the United States, in Clinton County, Iowa, about 42 miles higher up than Davenport, on the Mississippi, which is crossed at this point by an iron drawbridge upwards of 4000 feet long. It is a thriving place, with workshops for the Chicago and North-Western Railway, and an extensive trade in timber. Several newspapers are published weekly. Population in 1870, 6129.