Beloit, Wisconsin

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City of Beloit, Wisconsin
Downtown Beloit
Downtown Beloit
Nickname(s): 
Gateway To Wisconsin
Location of Beloit in Rock County, Wisconsin
Location of Beloit in Rock County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°30′30″N 89°01′54″W / 42.50833°N 89.03167°W / 42.50833; -89.03167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyRock
Founded1836
IncorporatedFebruary 24, 1846 (village)
March 31, 1856 (city)
Area
 • Total17.64 sq mi (45.69 km2)
 • Land17.32 sq mi (44.84 km2)
 • Water0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)
Elevation
751 ft (228.9 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total36,966
 • Estimate 
(2017)>
36,773
 • Density2,123.77/sq mi (820.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code55-06500
Websitewww.beloitwi.gov

Beloit is a city in southern Wisconsin near the Illinois border just north of Rockford, Illinois. The city has two colleges: Blackhawk Technical College and Beloit College.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 28, 2019.
  2. https://www.beloitdailynews.com/local_news/20180315/city_council_candidates_face_off_in_forum