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The city is named after Antoine LeClaire who was a Métis trader of First Nations-French Canadian descent who originally owned the land that Le Claire is built on. Although the city's official name is “Le Claire” it is often spelt as “LeClaire” and sometimes is also called “LeClare” amongst locals. The town came into existence in the year 1855, previously frequented by Europeans and Americans since the 1830s.
Le Claire is known the maximum as the site of television series American Pickers which is aired by the History Channel and is also home to Antique Archeology. Mike Wolfe the creator of the show American Pickers also belongs to this town. The antiques store is also featured on the show. It is also known as the birthplace of William Frederick Cody who is famous as Buffalo Bill Cody.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city comes in a total area of 4.87 square miles (12.61 kilometers), of which, 4.67 square miles (12.10 kilometers) is land and 0.20 square miles (0.52 kilometers) is water.
When you are visiting Iowa, you must take a detour to Le Claire for the simplicity that it can offer to you!
Le Claire Travel Tips
Essential travel information and Le Claire tips for your visit
- Do not venture out alone at night.
- Do not get extremely intoxicated in either of the wineries.
- Carry clothes suitable to the weather that you are travelling in.
- Carry a camera for sure. Specially if you are planning to go for eagle and pelican viewing!
- Keep cash handy at all times, but not at all times.
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Le Claire Tourist Information
- Parks And Gardens
- Amusement Parks
- Bowling Spots
- Casinos And Gaming
- Convenience Stores
- Burger Shops
- Chinese Restaurants
- Fast Foods
- Italian Restaurants
- Mexican Restaurants
- Pizza Shops
- Thai Restaurants
- Gas Stations
- Rail Stations
Le Claire Itineraries
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- Osage Tourism
- Michigan City Tourism
- Miami Tourism
- Los Angeles Tourism
- New York City Tourism
- Las Vegas Tourism
- San Francisco Tourism
- Seattle Tourism
- San Jose Tourism
- Saint Louis Tourism
- Washington D. C. Tourism
Facts and Stats for Le Claire*
Pollution Statistics in Le Claire
Know the pollution level of Le Claire before you plan your visit.
Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
Noise and Light Pollution 25 (Low)
Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.5 (Very Low)
Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
Le Claire: Crime and Safety
How safe is Le Claire for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Le Claire.
Burglary and Theft 50 (Moderate)
Mugging and Robbery 62.5 (High)
Assault and Armed Robbery 62.5 (High)
Corruption and Bribery 37.5 (Low)
Car Stealing 62.5 (High)
Robbery of Car belongings 75 (High)
Attacks 62.5 (High)
Drug offense 62.5 (High)
Safety walking alone during daylight 75 (High)
Safety walking alone during night 37.5 (Low)
Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 62.5 (High)
Property crimes and Vandalism 62.5 (High)
Living in Le Claire - Quality of Life
Safety Index 41.41 (Moderate)
Climate Index 58.47 (Moderate)
Pollution Index 20.69 (Low)
Traffic Commute Time Index 16 (Very Low)
Health Care Index 77.78 (High)
Property Price to Income Ratio 2.33 (Very Low)
Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.
Cost for Essentials in Le Claire
Here's how much it will cost to shop in Le Claire
Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
International Movie per seat 10 USD
Summer clothing in a chain store 21.67 USD
Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.33 USD
Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 37.5 USD
*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced and subjected to change without notice.