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Welcome to Machesney Park ...

The village of Machesney Park is located in Winnebago County<1>.

The location of Machesney Park has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Machesney Park has a population of 22,665 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Machesney Park.

Machesney Park is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Machesney Park lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Machesney Park: (815) & (779)<5>

The ZIP code for Machesney Park: 61115<6>

Websites for Machesney Park ...

Official Website: www.machesney-park.il.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Machesney Park had an population of 22,665 people. This is a decrease of 3.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.18% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Machesney Park had a population of 23,499 people (which is 7.96% of the total population of Winnebago County). This makes Machesney Park the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Machesney Park represents 0.18% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 104th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 23,499 people, the population of Machesney Park increased 13.2% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 20,759 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Machesney Park.

Communities near Machesney Park ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Machesney Park.

  • Rockford [Winnebago County]
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    • Rockford [Winnebago County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Machesney Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,835 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<8>
  • Beloit [Rock County]
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    • Beloit [Rock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the north of Machesney Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,637 people
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  • Belvidere [Boone County]
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    • Belvidere [Boone County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Machesney Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,731 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<8>
  • South Beloit [Winnebago County]
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    • South Beloit [Winnebago County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Machesney Park
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,540 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for South Beloit<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rockton [Winnebago County]
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      • Rockton [Winnebago County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Machesney Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,477 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockton<8>
    • Poplar Grove [Boone County]
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      • Poplar Grove [Boone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the east of Machesney Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,075 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Poplar Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar Grove<8>
    • Winnebago [Winnebago County]
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      • Winnebago [Winnebago County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Machesney Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,973 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnebago<8>
    • Cherry Valley [Winnebago County]
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      • Cherry Valley [Winnebago County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the south of Machesney Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,853 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cherry Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherry Valley<8>
    • Davis Junction [Ogle County]
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      • Davis Junction [Ogle County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Machesney Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,344 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Davis Junction<8>
    • Clinton [Rock County]
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      • Clinton [Rock County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Machesney Park
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,119 people
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To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Machesney Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Machesney Park.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Machesney Park. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Machesney Park.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Machesney Park. See our Newspapers Page for Machesney Park.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Machesney Park ...

Looking for more information about Machesney Park? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Machesney Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Machesney Park.

Cities, Towns and Villages of Illinois

About Winnebago County

About Illinois

The official website for Machesney Park: www.machesney-park.il.us/

The official website for Winnebago County: www.co.winnebago.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Winnebago, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Machesney Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Machesney Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Machesney Park). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Machesney Park or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Machesney Park) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Machesney Park. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Machesney ParkOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Machesney Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.3661, Longitude: -89.0277       In this case, the coordinates for Machesney Park have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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