Winnebago County is in north central Illinois bordering Wisconsin. With a population of over 278,000, Winnebago is the 7th largest county in the state. The county seat is Rockford, which is the third largest city in Illinois with a population of 150,000 people. Rockford is 90 miles northwest of Chicago, 90 miles southwest of Milwaukee, 60 miles south of Madison and just 15 miles from the Wisconsin state line. The western part of Winnebago County is rural with some of the richest farmland in the world while the eastern half, which includes the City of Rockford, is urban and has several industries. The County is 520 square miles and has 14 townships, 8 villages and 3 cities.
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Winnebago County Cities, Towns, Villages, and Townships
City of Rockford
Village of Cherry Valley
Village of Machesney Park
City of Loves Park