Winnebago County
Watch County Board Meetings Online - Starting on 3/10/16, you will now be able to watch the County Board meetings live online. MORE >

LZ Peace Memorial - The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois. MORE >

Phantom Regiment - The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. MORE >

Windsor Lake - Paddle and Trail and the Rockford Park District are looking to make Windsor Lake a year-round facility and would like your input on winter recreational activities! MORE >

Fair Housing - The Fair Housing Project at Prairie State Legal Services investigates possible housing discrimination, assists clients to resolve fair housing disputes with housing providers and conducts community legal education on fair housing rights and responsibilities. MORE >

County Board Office

From the Desk of County Board Chairman Scott H. Christiansen...

Welcome to the County of Winnebago, Illinois Website.  On behalf of the County employees, I am pleased to offer this website as a tool for you to find information on our County including government, economic growth,  local communities, housing, entertainment, restaurants, and hotels.  Our County's central location at the top of the State of Illinois allows easy access to us from larger cities such as Chicago IL, Milwaukee WI, and Madison WI.  

Our focus is on providing a safe community for our citizens and visitors, economic growth and development, providing a solid job base and job opportunities, protecting our green spaces, and promoting tourism.

If at any time you have questions or comments on how we can better serve you, please contact our office at (815) 319-4225 or .



Scott H. Christiansen, Chairman
Winnebago County Board 

Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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