City in Illinois
DescriptionRockford is a city in northern Illinois. Downtown, the Burpee Museum of Natural History features a dinosaur exhibit. Tinker Swiss Cottage Museum offers rotating exhibits in a Victorian home. Rockford Art Museum exhibits regional American works. The sprawling Anderson Japanese Gardens is across the Rock River. Northeast, Rock Cut State Park shelters muskrats, raccoons and waterfowl.
Weather: 54°F (12°C), Wind W at 15 mph (24 km/h), 65% Humidity
ZIP Codes: 61101–61110, 61112, 61114, 61125, 61126
Population: 147,651 (2016) United Nations
Local time: Monday 8:52 PM
Area code: Area code 779
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