Freeport, Illinois

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Freeport

Winneshiek
Freeport City Hall Building
Freeport City Hall Building
Nickname(s): 
Pretzel City, USA
Location of Freeport in Stephenson County, Illinois.
Location of Freeport in Stephenson County, Illinois.
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States
Coordinates: 42°17′31″N 89°37′49″W / 42.29194°N 89.63028°W / 42.29194; -89.63028Coordinates: 42°17′31″N 89°37′49″W / 42.29194°N 89.63028°W / 42.29194; -89.63028
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyStephenson
TownshipFreeport
Founded1827
Incorporated1838
Government
 • MayorJodi Miller[1]
Area
 • Total11.77 sq mi (30.49 km2)
 • Land11.76 sq mi (30.47 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
778 ft (237 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total26,589
 • Estimate 
(2018)
23,920
 • Density2,073.62/sq mi (800.61/km2)
ZIP Code(s)
61032
Area code(s)815/779
FIPS code17-27884
Wikimedia CommonsFreeport, Illinois
Websitewww.cityoffreeport.org
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Freeport is a city of Illinois in the United States, it is also the county seat of Stephenson County, Illinois. [4] The population was 25,638 at the 2010 census. The mayor of Freeport is George W. Gaulrapp, who was elected in 2005.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Office of Mayor". City of Freeport. Archived from the original on July 14, 2017. Retrieved May 24, 2017. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jun 29, 2017.
  3. History of Stephenson County Archived 2007-09-27 at the Wayback Machine Retrieved on August 18, 2007
  4. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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