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Welcome to Roscoe ...

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

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Roscoe has a population of 10,510 people<3> (see below for details).

Roscoe is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Roscoe: (815) and (779)<5>

The ZIP code for Roscoe: 61073<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Roscoe had an population of 10,510 people. This is a decrease of 2.55% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 68.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roscoe had a population of 10,785 people. This makes Roscoe the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Roscoe represents 0.08% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 211st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,785 people, the population of Roscoe increased 72.73% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,244 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Roscoe.

Communities Also Named Roscoe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Roscoe - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Roscoe.

Communities near Roscoe ...

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

  • Rockford [Winnebago County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rockford
    • Rockford [Winnebago County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 145,609 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<8>
  • Janesville [Rock County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Janesville
    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the north of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 64,575 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Janesville
  • Belvidere [Boone County]
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    • Belvidere [Boone County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the southeast of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<8>
  • Loves Park [Winnebago County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Loves Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Loves Park
    • Loves Park [Winnebago County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the south of Roscoe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 23,371 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Loves Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loves Park<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Harvard [McHenry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harvard have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harvard
      • Harvard [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the east of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,060 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harvard<8>
    • Beloit [Rock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beloit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beloit
      • Beloit [Rock County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the northwest of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,730 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beloit
    • Poplar Grove [Boone County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Poplar Grove
      • Poplar Grove [Boone County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,104 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Poplar Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Poplar Grove<8>
    • Rock [Rock County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rock have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rock
      • Rock [Rock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,191 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rock
    • Winnebago [Winnebago County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winnebago
      • Winnebago [Winnebago County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southwest of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,991 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winnebago
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnebago<8>
    • Cherry Valley [Winnebago County]
      • 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.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cherry Valley
      • Cherry Valley [Winnebago County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Roscoe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,877 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherry Valley<8>

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 Roscoe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roscoe.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Roscoe. 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 Roscoe.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roscoe ...

Looking for more information about Roscoe? 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 Roscoe, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Roscoe.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roscoe. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 Roscoe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roscoe - 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 Roscoe). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roscoe 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roscoe) 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 Roscoe. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roscoe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roscoe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4256, Longitude: -89.0093       In this case, the coordinates for Roscoe 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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