Maquoketa is truly "one of a kind." Its picturesque beauty, specialty shopping, broad array of industry, historical sites, abundant recreational opportunities and quiet residential setting contribute to its reputation as an ideal place to live, work and play.
“There are countless ways to enjoy yourself as a visitor to Maquoketa. Besides the breathtaking beauty of Maquoketa's mysterious caves, unique land formations and winding waterways, Maquoketa boasts an abundance of area attractions sure to delight any tourist. ”
Quality of life for its residents is emphasized in this unique community. Maquoketa boasts a historic Pleasant Street District of traditional homes, art galleries, an antique center and shops, golf courses, new exercise facility, a vibrant downtown with unique shopping, bicycle/pedestrian trails, wonderful dining facilities, a bed and breakfast, hotel and motel accommodations, a campground with full-service camping, and a full complement of activities and institutions.
Maquoketa's assets are numerous, including a modern school system with convenient access to higher learning opportunities; state-of-the-art healthcare that focuses on individual and community wellness; an ideal location between Dubuque and Davenport and excellent regional access; and a strong economic development base that has attracted several major industries. You can experience beauty, culture, recreation and a sense of community in this town of 6,100. Come join us - you are always welcome!
Description from http://www.maquoketaia.com