Moline is located in south central Elk county at the intersection of US 160 and K-99. The last few years have brought a new medical office, a new water tower, and a facelift for the city park along US-160; an addition of a T-33 trainer jet on display, and a new fire station.
is definitely holding its own. Fishing is great at the city lakes. Camping is also allowed with a permit at both the lakes $3 per night and park is $10 per night. Moline
Located on a slightly elevated plateau in the
Creek. Named by the Indians because of the number of wildcats that lived along the stream. In early 1879 the railway extended westward from valleyof Wildcat . The Land & Town Co. was chartered July 21, 1879, purchased land and laid out the town. Some of the land was purchased from Mr. Hankinson and is still known as the Hankinson addition. Independence
A salesman from the John Deere Co., of
gave the city it’s name. The first building was a blacksmith shop, next a general store. The Post Office from Old Boston was moved in a covered wagon and , for three days, mail was delivered from the back of the wagon. Moline, Ill.