Rockford Map

by Vishul Malik

Rockford City Facts Country USA (United States of America) State Illinois Counties Winnebago County Total Area 61.95 sq miles Lat Long Coordinates 42.2711° N, 89.0939° W Time Zone CST (UTC−06:00)…

Rockford Map

Rockford City Facts

Country USA (United States of America)
State Illinois
Counties Winnebago County
Total Area 61.95 sq miles
Lat Long Coordinates 42.2711° N, 89.0939° W
Time Zone CST (UTC−06:00)
Area Code 815
Language English
Major Religion Roman Catholic, Christian
Museums Burpee Museum of National History, Rockford Art Museum, Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum, Discovery Center Museum
Official Website


Tourist attractions:

  • Anderson Gardens
  • Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden
  • Sinnissippi Park
  • Midway Village & Museum Center
  • Davis Park and Downtown Rockford
  • Lucia
  • Magic Waters Water Park


Rockford is a city in the U.S state of Illinois. It was first settled in 1834-1835 and was incorporated as a village in 1839. Rockford was chartered as a city in 1852. By 1860, it started developing into an important industrial center. Furniture and Agriculture was the main production of the city. After the Great Depression and the World War II, the city both the industries disappeared from the city and other industries expanded. Later, it became the county seat of Winnebago County. It is now the third largest city in Illinois.

Hotels :

Hotels in Rockford give an excellent ambience to its customers with well-maintained surroundings, pleasant atmosphere and lip-smacking dishes. This attracts the tourists too such hotels where they can rejoice and relax to the fullest. Hampton Inn , Comfort Inn, Baymont Inns And Suite, Courtyard, Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Loves Park, Residence Inn, Quality Suites, Red Roof Inn, Candlewood Suites, Ramada Plaza Suites and Conference Center, Sleep Inn, Super 8 and Exel Inn are some of the renowned hotels in the city.>

Restaurants :

21st Century Buffet Restaurant, Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar, China Buffet, Yen Ching Restaurant, Taqueria San Jose, Don Pablo’s Mexican Kitchen, Fazoli’s Restaurant and Sal’s Diner are some of the famous restaurant here.

Transportation :

Rockford International Airport that handles a number of domestic as well as international airlines serves the city. The passenger rail service in the city including the Metra train service links the city with other cities. The city has a wide road network that constitute interstate highways such as Interstate 90 (Northwest Tollway), U.S. Highway 20 and Interstate 39 help to reach other cities within a short span of time.>

Places to Visit :

Rock Cut State Park, Anderson Japanese Gardens and The Klehm Arboretum and Botanic Garden are the popular attractions of the city. Some of the famous museums in the city include Burpee Museum of Natural History, Rockford Art Museum, Riverfront Museum Park, Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Midway Village and Museum Center. These museums exhibit antiques and many other artifacts that describe the story of the city. Handcrafted dolls in Old Doll House are really amazing. Sinnissippi Gardens and Greenhouse Lagoon represent the gardening attractions in the city. Magic Waters Waterpark is also a must to see site in Rockford.


Educational institute in Rockford City

Abraham Lincoln Middle School Rockford Christian School
Auburn High School Rockford Environmental Science Academy
Boylan Catholic High School Rockford University
Guilford High School Rock Valley College
Kennedy Middle School Rock Valley College
Muslim Community Center & Mosque Saint Rita Catholic School
Nelson Elementary Schoo Summerdale Elementary School
Rockford. East High School West Middle School

Hospital in Rockford City

Hillcrest Animal Rockford Memorial Hospita
Rockford Health System SwedishAmerican Health System

Museum in Rockford City

Burpee Museum of Natural History Midway Village Museum
Discovery Center Museum Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum and Gardens

Park in Rockford City

Anna R Page Forest Preserve Rockford Hebrew Cemetery
Blackhawk Park Searls Park
Guilford County Forest Preserve West Rock Wake Park

Point of Interest in Rockford City

Anderson Japanese Gardens Little Caesars Pizza
Bank of America Financial Center McDonald’s
BMO Harris Bank Center Rockford Billiard Cafe
Culver’s Rockford VA Clinic
Egg Harbor Cafe Sister’s Cafe
JMK Nippon US Post Office

Religious in Rockford City

Central Christian Church Northeast Christian Church
Heartland Community Church Rockford First
Holy Family Catholic Church

Shopping Center in Rockford City

Integrity Motor Cars R B’s Auto Sales
Meijer Walmart Supercenter

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