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The population of Rapids City is approximately 953 (2000), 959 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 367 (2000), 369 (2010).

The amount of land area in Rapids City is 3.955 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Rapids City to Washington DC is 754 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 129 miles. (as the crow flies)
Rapids City is positioned 41.58 degrees north of the equator and 90.34 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Rapids City location: in northwestern Illinois north of Moline near the Mississippi River.

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Rapids City history:

The villaged was founded on 15 July 1856 and had its beginnings as a coal mining town. It was named for its location at the head of the Rock Island Rapids where the Mississippi turns it's course to east-west for a time. For many years, river travel had to stop at the rapids, but a deeper channel was blasted out in the 1870's to permit traffic going through without impedment.
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