Quincy...little city that sits on a bluff 100 feet above the Mississippi River. The community I live in is just north of the city( circled in red.) The path I walk to the nearest store (the green dot.)is marked in yellow. The resale shop we own is in the uptown area, circled in blue. The two white lines are the bridges leading to Missouri and WAY down at the bottom is the Lock and Dam where every year around January, hundreds of American Bald Eagles converge because thats the only part of the Mississippi river that's not frozen. People come from all around just to watch them fish.
Quincy is the only city with more than a few thousand people for over a hundred miles. St Louis is 125 miles south and Chicago is 250 miles north.