About Rockford, IL
Rockford is a small city tucked away along the Rock River on the northern end of Illinois. It is the third largest city in the state and just a short drive from Chicago, yet it maintains its small town feel. Often referred to as \The Forest City\, Rockford is known for its stellar parks system, art, natural history and heritage museums and its no hassle attitude. All of these things have made it a comfortable to place to live, work and play.