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Pecatonica
Winnebago County, Illinois

ZipCodes
61063

Motto
"A friendly, traditional piece of America"



Page Contents for Pecatonica, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Pecatonica is approximately 2195 2010.
The approximate number of families is 700 1990, 874 2010.
The amount of land area in Pecatonica is 2.726 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.044 sq kilometers.
The distance from Pecatonica to Washington DC is 717 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 175 miles. (as the crow flies)
Pecatonica is positioned 42.30 degrees north of the equator and 89.35 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Hackberry.

Location

halfway between Chicago and Galena.
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History & History Related Items

Pecatonica History
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The settling of Pecatonica

1835

The founding of Pecatonica

1 July 1845

The incorporation of Pecatonica

1869


Attractions

Great food/gas stop. Victorian Homes, Traditional historic business district. Home to the Winnebago Co., Winnebago County Fairgrounds
Pecatonica Fairgrounds
Phone: 815/239-1641

Antique stores, artist's galleries. See the Webpage
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Pecatonica City Government

Pecatonica City Offices
Phone: 815/239-2310

Pecatonica Police
Phone: 815/239-2373

Pecatonica Libraries

Pecatonica Public Library Pecatonica

Miscellany

The city was named from an Indian word meaning "Crooked River"

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