Winnebago County, Illinois
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History Topics

Indian Mounds

First Settlers

First County Election

The County Seat Located at Winnebago 

Towns and Township Histories

Early Days in Rockford

"Rockford Today", pub. 1903

The History of Rockton Winnebago County, Illinois 1820-1898 [currently being proofread]

List Of Senators, Representatives, County Officers, of Winnebago County, 1836-1855

The Seven Years War Over the Site of the County Seat

Lewis Kent : The Only Slave In The County

Courthouse Disaster

The Polish Claims Delay Land Patents

1904 Business Sketches
1909 Business Directory


The Swedish Element in Rockford
by O.M. Nelson, 1940


This is Winnebago County, Illinois
An Up-To-Date Historical Narrative with County and Township Maps and
Many Unique Aerial Photographs of Cities, Towns, Villages and Farmsteads,  by John Drury, 1956
American Aerial County History Series, Vol. 34

Directory of Residents in 1956

Being a Boy in Rockford


Township Histories:
Burritt Township | Guilford Township | Harlem Township  |  Harrison TownshipLaona Township |

 | Owen Township | Seward Township |  Shirland Township | Winnebago Township |

Town Histories

Argyle | Blackhawk Island | Cherry Valley | Durand | Kishwaukee | Loves Park | Morristown  |

New Milford | Pecatonica | Rockford | Rockton | Roscoe | South Beloit


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