Forreston Ogle County, Illinois

Forreston: City in Illinois, United States of America

About

Forreston is a city located in the county of Ogle in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,446 and a population density of 1,607 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,338 inhabitants.

The city was created 167 years ago in 1853.

Forreston Quick Facts

Population : 1,338 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Ogle County
Postal code : 61030
Plate code : 815
Area : 0.9 km2
Altitude : 3,077 feet / 938 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1854 (167 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:53:22 (30th November 2021)
Density : 1,487 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.07% (2010-2020)
Weather : 30℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Location of Forreston on Illinois map.
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Geography

Forreston is located at 42°7'34"N 89°34'45"W (42.1261400, -89.5792800).

Forreston map

Weather

Forreston forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 30. West southwest wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Forreston decreased by 8.07% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,446 - census
2011 1,428 -1.26% estimation process
2012 1,420 -0.56% estimation process
2013 1,404 -1.14% estimation process
2014 1,393 -0.79% estimation process
2015 1,381 -0.87% estimation process
2016 1,371 -0.73% estimation process
2017 1,364 -0.51% estimation process
2018 1,353 -0.81% estimation process
2019 1,349 -0.3% estimation process
2020 1,338 -0.82% estimation process

Forreston zip code is 61030. County name: Ogle, County fips: 17141

Local Places in Forreston

People born in Forreston (1)

mathematician Mary Frances Winston Newson was born in Forreston

Schools in Forreston

College & universities near Forreston, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145521 Highland Community College Freeport (IL) 61032-9341
148672 Sauk Valley Community College Dixon (IL) 61021-9112
149204 Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling Sterling (IL) 61081-3611
148399 Madison Media Institute-Rockford Career College Rockford (IL) 61108
148405 Rockford University Rockford (IL) 61108-2311

Stations (12)

Amtrak & bus stations near Forreston, IL

Code Name Address Type
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
BET South Beloit, Illinois 15766 Manchester Road BUS
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
JVL Janesville, Wisconsin 3120 North Pontiac Drive BUS
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL

Post offices near Forreston

Post Office Name City ZIP
Forreston Post Office Forreston (IL) 61030

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Ogle County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Ogle County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Buffalo Grove 40,161 Village in Illinois, United States of America
Flagg 12,745 City in Illinois, United States of America
Rochelle 8,975 City in Ogle County, Illinois, United States
Byron 3,650 City in Ogle County, Illinois, United States
Oregon 3,449 City in Ogle County, Illinois, United States
Mount Morris 2,776 Village in Illinois
Davis Junction 2,344 City in Illinois, United States of America
Polo 2,158 Town in Illinois, USA
Honey Creek 1,437 Township in Adams County, Illinois
Hillcrest 1,216 City in Illinois, United States of America
Stillman Valley 1,043 Valley in Texas, United States of America
White Rock 684 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Grand Detour 652 Census-designated place in Illinois, USA
Creston 642 City in Illinois, United States of America
Maryland 500 Township of Illinois
Monroe Center 429 City in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Forreston distances to largest Illinois cities