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Welcome to Whiteside County ...

Time Zone: Whiteside County lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time.

The community of Morrison is the Seat for Whiteside County.

Whiteside County was founded in 1836. Whiteside was created by taking area from Jo Daviess and Henry Counties.

From the Census Estimates for 2019, <1> Whiteside had a population of 55,215 people. This is a decrease of 5.61% since the last Census (which gave a population of 58,498 people in 2010).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Whiteside represented 0.46% of the total population of Illinois.

Below are some of the communities located in Whiteside County:

  • Albany
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Albany is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 856 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany <3>
  • Coleta
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Coleta have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coleta
    • Coleta is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 151 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coleta <3>
  • Deer Grove
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Deer Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Deer Grove
    • Deer Grove is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 45 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Deer Grove <3>
  • Erie
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Erie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Erie
    • Erie is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,482 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erie <3>
  • Fulton
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,285 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton <3>
  • Lyndon
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon
    • Lyndon is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 604 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyndon <3>
  • Morrison
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
    • Morrison is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,950 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrison <3>
  • Prophetstown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southwest)
  • Rock Falls
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
  • Sterling
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sterling
    • Sterling is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,313 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sterling <3>
  • Tampico
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tampico
    • Tampico is located in Whiteside County (IL)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 721 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tampico <3>

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Footnotes ...

<1>On a yearly basis, the US Census Bureau creates an estimate of the county's population. Keep in mind that this is an estimate and not an actual count. The last physical count was the 2010 Census and the next count will be for the 2020 Census.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.





 

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