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Rockford, Illinois

Rockford is a city in Winnebago County in the U.S. state of Illinois, in far northern Illinois. Located on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County (a small portion of the city is located in Ogle County). The largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, Rockford is the third-largest city in the state and the 171st most populous in the United States.[8]According to 2010 U.S. Census data, the City of Rockford had a population of 152,871, with an outlying metropolitan area population of 348,360. The City of Rockford’s population was 145,609 as of 2019,[9] down 5.0% since 2010.[10] – Source: Wikipedia

Cities in this county include: Rockford, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Roscoe, South Beloit, Rockton, Winnebago, Cherry Valley, Lake Summerset, Pecatonica. Source City-Data

# Rank of place out of 10 by population

1 Rockford, IL 147,881

2 Loves Park, IL 24,043

3 Machesney Park, IL 22,906

4 Roscoe, IL 10,575

5 South Beloit, IL 7,827

6 Rockton, IL 7,692

7 Winnebago, IL 3,425

8 Cherry Valley, IL 2,895

9 Pecatonica, IL 2,228

10* Rochelle, IL 9,103

Source: Datacommons * Added for surrounding areas.

Rockford is a city in Winnebago County in the U.S. state of Illinois, in far northern Illinois. Located on the banks of the Rock River, Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County (a small portion of the city is located in Ogle County). The largest city in Illinois outside of the Chicago metropolitan area, Rockford is the third-largest city in the state and the 171st most populous in the United States.[8]According to 2010 U.S. Census data, the City of Rockford had a population of 152,871, with an outlying metropolitan area population of 348,360. The City of Rockford’s population was 145,609 as of 2019,[9] down 5.0% since 2010.[10] – Source: Wikipedia

Cities in this county include: Rockford, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Roscoe, South Beloit, Rockton, Winnebago, Cherry Valley, Lake Summerset, Pecatonica. Source City-Data

# Rank of place out of 10 by population

1 Rockford, IL 147,881

2 Loves Park, IL 24,043

3 Machesney Park, IL 22,906

4 Roscoe, IL 10,575

5 South Beloit, IL 7,827

6 Rockton, IL 7,692

7 Winnebago, IL 3,425

8 Cherry Valley, IL 2,895

9 Pecatonica, IL 2,228

10 Lake Summerset, IL 2,019

Source: Datacommons

TV broadcast stations around Winnebago

WREX-TV (Channel 13; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WREX TELEVISION, LLC) WTVO (Channel 17; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WINNEBAGO TELEVISION CORPORATION) WIFR (Channel 23; FREEPORT, IL; Owner: GRAY MIDAMERICA TV LICENSEE CORP.) WFBN-LP (Channel 33; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: WEIGEL BROADCASTING COMPANY) WQRF-TV (Channel 39; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: QUORUM OF ROCKFORD LICENSE, LLC) WQFL-CA (Channel 8; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: FAMILY VALUES ORGANIZATION, INC.) WCFC-CA (Channel 51; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN COMMUNICATIONS OF CHICAGOLAND, INC.) W25CL (Channel 25; ROCKFORD, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

Source: City-Data

Local Sports Teams

Rockford IceHogs (ice hockey; UHL 1999–2007, AHL 2007–present)

Rockford Rivets (baseball; NWL 2015–present)

Rockford Rage (women’s roller derby; 2006–present)

Rockford Raptors (indoor football)

Local City Links

Rockford Metro Area

Rockford Chamber of Commerce – Click Here

City Of Rockford Government – Click Here

Convention & Visitors Bureau – Click Here

Rockford Chamber Business Search – Click Here

BBB Rockford Business Search – Click Here

Rockford Register Star – What Rocks List – Click Here

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