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Welcome to South Beloit ...

The city of South Beloit is located in Winnebago County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of South Beloit: buh-LOYT<3>

A typical abbreviation for South Beloit: S. Beloit

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Beloit has a population of 7,579 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of South Beloit.

South Beloit is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Telephone area codes for South Beloit: (815) and (779)<6>

The ZIP code for South Beloit: 61080<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Beloit had an population of 7,579 people. This is a decrease of 3.97% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 40.43% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Beloit had a population of 7,892 people. This makes South Beloit the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of South Beloit represents 0.06% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 256th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,892 people, the population of South Beloit increased 46.23% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,397 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Beloit.

Communities near South Beloit ...

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

  • Rockford [Winnebago County]
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    • Rockford [Winnebago County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<8> to the south of South Beloit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 144,835 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockford<9>
  • Janesville [Rock County]
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    • Janesville [Rock County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the north of South Beloit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 64,664 people
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  • Belvidere [Boone County]
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    • Belvidere [Boone County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<8> to the southeast of South Beloit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 24,731 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belvidere
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belvidere<9>
  • Loves Park [Winnebago County]
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    • Loves Park [Winnebago County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<8> to the south of South Beloit
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,382 people
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Loves Park<9>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Machesney Park [Winnebago County]
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      • Machesney Park [Winnebago County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<8> to the south of South Beloit
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,678 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Machesney Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Machesney Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Machesney Park<9>
    • Poplar Grove [Boone County]
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      • Poplar Grove [Boone County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<8> to the southeast of South Beloit
      • 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<9>
    • Winnebago [Winnebago County]
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      • Winnebago [Winnebago County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the southwest of South Beloit
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,973 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winnebago<9>
    • Cherry Valley [Winnebago County]
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      • Cherry Valley [Winnebago County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<8> to the south of South Beloit
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cherry Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cherry Valley<9>
    • Clinton [Rock County]
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      • Clinton [Rock County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<8> to the northeast of South Beloit
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,119 people
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    • Darien [Walworth County]
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      • Darien [Walworth County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<8> to the northeast of South Beloit
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,591 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 South Beloit. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for South Beloit.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Beloit ...

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

Adding South Beloit to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of South Beloit in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for South Beloit was on a map titled Road Map for Illinois (from Shell Oil, 1956).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for South Beloit on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Winnebago County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for South Beloit. 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>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for South Beloit. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Beloit.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Beloit - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<7>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 city (such as South Beloit). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether South Beloit or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>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 drawn from Point A (ie- South Beloit) 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 South Beloit. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South BeloitOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Beloit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4820, Longitude: -89.0244       In this case, the coordinates for South Beloit have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<9>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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