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Rockford, Illinois

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Rockford historic map - Rockford, IL, 1880
Rockford, IL, 1880

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Rockford is the county seat of Winnebago County.

Major ancestry groups reported by Rockford residents include:

· German - 18%
· Black or African American - 17%
· Irish - 10%
· Swedish - 9%
· Mexican - 8%
· English - 7%
· Italian - 6%
· Norwegian - 3%
· Polish - 3%
· French (except Basque) - 2%
· Dutch - 1%
· Scottish - 1%
· Scotch-Irish - 1%
· Other Hispanic or Latino - 1%
· Subsaharan African - 1%
· African - 1%
· Laotian - 1%
· American Indian tribes, specified - 1%
· Danish - 1%
· Lithuanian - 1%
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Libraries in Rockford include Lewis Lemon, Montague, Northeast, Rock River, Rockford Public Library, Rockton Centre

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