Sterling: City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States
Sterling is a city located in the county of Whiteside in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,370 and a population density of 977 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,313 inhabitants.
The city was created 185 years ago in 1837.
Quick Facts about Sterling
|Population :||14,313 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Illinois (United States)|
|County :||Whiteside County|
|Postal code :||61081|
|Phone Area Codes :||815|
|Area :||15.73 km2|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1838 (185 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||12:08:36 (29th November 2023)|
|Density :||910 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-7.38% (2010-2020)|
Sterling is located at 41°47'19"N 89°41'46"W (41.7886400, -89.6962200).
- Official Website
Official website of Sterling
According to census records, the population of Sterling decreased by 7.38% in 10 years.
People born in Sterling (28)
- Lelei Fonoimoana (American swimmer, Olympic silver medalist) she was born in 04/11/1958
- Odell Shepard (American politician) he was born in 22/07/1884
- Don Edward Fehrenbacher (American historian) he was born in 21/08/1920
- Roy Clements (Film director, Screenwriter) he was born in 12/01/1877
- Berta E. Baker (American politician) she was born in 27/11/1875
- Dan Kolb (former Major League Baseball relief pitcher) he was born in 29/03/1975
- Harry B. Mulliken (American architect) he was born in 10/06/1872
- Joel Ryce-Menuhin (American musician) he was born in 11/06/1933
- Leo Traister (American football coach) he was born in 09/09/1919
- Lew Andreas (American football player and coach) he was born in 25/02/1895
- Richard Benner (Film director, Screenwriter) he was born in 01/01/1943
- Steve Eddy (American baseball player) he was born in 21/08/1957
- Leonard S. Smith (American historian) he was born in 23/06/1932
- Michael Foltynewicz (baseball player) he was born in 07/10/1991
- Curtis Cunz (American rugby league and rugby union footballer)
- Walter Farrington Moses (American painter) he was born in 17/04/1874
- E. Roger Sayers (American academic) he was born in 15/02/1936
- John H. Ebersole (American pioneer in submarine medicine and radiation oncology, Captain US Navy) he was born in 26/01/1925
Schools in Sterling
College & universities near Sterling, IL
|149204||Educators of Beauty College of Cosmetology-Sterling||Sterling (IL)||61081-3611|
Amtrak & bus stations near Sterling, IL
|PCT||Princeton||107 Bicentennial Dr.||RAIL|
|MDT||Mendota station||783 Main Street||RAIL|
|KEE||Kewanee||Loomis and North Tremont Sts.||RAIL|
|MLI||Moline, Illinois||1200 River Drive||BUS|
|RKI||Rock Island, IL||3500 5th Avenue||BUS|
Post offices near Sterling
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Sterling Post Office||Sterling (IL)||61081|
Other places with the same name (14)
- Sterling , Virginia census-designated place in Loudoun County, Virginia, US with a population of 27,822 people.
- Sterling , Colorado city in Colorado with a population of 14,078 people.
- Sterling , Massachusetts town in Massachusetts with a population of 8,166 people.
- Sterling , Ohio unincorporated community in northwestern Milton Township, Wayne County, Ohio, United States with a population of 4,577 people.
- Sterling , Connecticut town in Windham County, Connecticut, United States with a population of 3,764 people.
- Sterling , New York town in Cayuga County, New York, United States with a population of 3,023 people.
- Sterling , Pennsylvania township in Wayne County, Pennsylvania with a population of 1,420 people.
- Sterling , Oklahoma town in Comanche County, Oklahoma, United States with a population of 777 people.
- Sterling , Michigan human settlement in Arenac County, Michigan, United States of America with a population of 498 people.
- Sterling , Nebraska human settlement in Johnson County, Nebraska, United States of America with a population of 454 people.
- Sterling , Utah town in Sanpete County, Utah. United States with a population of 326 people.
- Sterling , Kansas city in Kansas with a population of 204 people.
- Sterling , North Dakota unincorporated community in North Dakota with a population of 161 people.
Other cities in Whiteside County
Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Whiteside County , IL. (more)
|Rock Falls||8,648||City in Illinois|
|Morrison||3,950||City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America|
|Fulton||3,285||City in Illinois|
|Prophetstown||1,919||City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States|
|Erie||1,482||Village in Whiteside County, Illinois|
|Union Grove||1,113||Township in Whiteside County, Illinois|
|Garden Plain||999||Township of Illinois|
|Albany||856||Village in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States|
|Tampico||721||Township in Whiteside County, Illinois|
|Lyndon||604||City in Illinois, United States of America|
|Ustick||581||Township in Whiteside County, Illinois|
|Fenton||507||City in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America|
|Portland||395||Township in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States of America|
|Round Grove||346||Township in Livingston County, Illinois|
|Hahnaman||330||Township of Illinois|
Distance to Other Cities
Sterling distances to largest Illinois cities