27 W. Stephenson Street Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-233-1356 Fax: 815-235-4038
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Two large modern dairy farms, Scheidairy Farms and Hunter Haven Farms, use methane digesters to produce electricity from cow manure.


Freeport, IL

welcome sign-022Population: 25,638
Mayor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , 815-232-8200
Schools: Freeport School District #145
View: ESRI Summary Report
Website: www.cityoffreeport.org

Utilities

Water: City of Freeport

  • Storage Capacity: 4,000,000 gallons
  • Treatment Capacity: 7,900,000 gallons
  • Average Daily Demand: 4,500,000 gallons
  • Peak Daily Demand: 6,000,000 gallons
  • Excess Capacity: 3,400,000 gallons

Sewer: City of Freeport
Electric: ComEd
Gas: Nicor
Telecommunications: Mediacom, Frontier, T6, AT&T, MCI, Sprint
Sanitation/Recycling: Gills Freeport Disposal, Moring Disposal

Incentives

Businesses will find that we offer a range of local, county and federal incentive programs that are flexible for your specific needs and business.

View the City of Freeport 2009 Comprehensive Plan

Community Details

Freeport is a wonderful mix of old and new. Fortune 500 companies like Newell Rubbermaid occupy some of the oldest buildings downtown, while antique stores and mom-and-pop restaurants enjoy software developers as neighbors. Turn-of-the-century Victorian homes co-exist with modern senior-living facilities. Freeport is centrally located, less than 30 minutes from a major UPS hub,  home to Albertus Airport (full ILS system approach, 5,500’ L x 100’ W, fully grooved, paved runway where you can land your corporate aircraft even in poor weather conditions), 30 minutes from Chicago-Rockford International Airport and 90 minutes from three larger airports and two hours from four major metropolitan areas.

Awards

Freeport High School has a Grammy Award winning music program.

Schools

Our excellent schools, from preschool to community college, offer both traditional and up-to-the-minute tools needed to excel in the future.

Healthcare

We have a leading-edge hospital and cancer center, but our history of quality healthcare extends back into the 1800's

Parks and Recreation

  • More than 800 acres of parks, with activities from an old-fashioned carousel to just enjoying the beauty of Yellow Creek from a paddle boat
  • 36-hole golf course and driving range
  • Aquatic center
  • Nature preserve and center
  • Boat rental operation
  • Skate park
  • Athletic complex

Arts and Culture

Businesses and Industries

Freeport is home to several large manufacturing companies including Newell-Rubbermaid, Honeywell, and Titan Tire Company, as well as a number of mid-size manufacturers. Both our Industrial and Business parks have space for expansion. Many service and retail businesses round out the business picture for our City, some of them supporting the agricultural heritage of our County.

The three largest employers in Freeport are

 

 

 

Contact Us

27 W. Stephenson Street
Freeport, IL 61032
Phone: 815-233-1356
Fax: 815-235-4038
email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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