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Clinton, Iowa, a rapidly growing city, capital of Clinton County, Iowa, is situated on the Mississippi River between Davenport and Dubuque, and 140 miles by rail west of Chicago. It has communications with all points by a number of railroads, by steamboat-navigation on the river, and a fine bridge across the Mississippi connects it with Illinois and the east. It possesses many thriving industries, embracing foundries, machine and car-shops, paper-mills, sash, door and blind-factories, furniture-factories, wagon-factory, wire-cloth factory and glucose-factory. Population, 25,577.