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Cedarville

Cedarville

Birthplace of Jane Addams, Cedarville is easily accessible along Highway 26 just four miles north of Highway 20. The village welcomes travelers with tree-lined streets and small town charm. 

Population: 741 (2010 Census)

President: Shawn Cox, 815-563-4302

School: Freeport School District #145

View: ESRI Summary Report

Village of Cedarville Facebook Page

 

UTILITIES

Water: Village of Cedarville

Sewer: Village of Cedarville

Electric: ComEd

Gas: Nicor

Telecommunications: Mediacom, Frontier, T6, AT&T, MCI, Sprint

Sanitation/Recycling: Gills Freeport Disposal

 

COMMUNITY DETAILS

Cedarville is a quiet village located about 10 minutes north of Freeport, where just over 700 people call home.

 

AWARDS AND NOTABLES

  • Cedarville is the birthplace of social activist Jane Addams, the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize winner

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

  • Village parks and a community building
  • Cedarville Area Historical Society including Jane Addams birth home and museum
  • A village-wide celebration at the end of June celebrates independence with fireworks and a community meal served by the village representatives
  • The community enjoys grilling out in the spring and summer, bonfires in the fall, and neighborhood picnics throughout the warm weather months.
  • Cedarville Skate Park – 430 W Washington St. Also includes 1/2 mile blacktop walking path

 

CHURCHES AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

  • A very active Lions Club has done wonders for their village parks and community building
  • Cedarville Historical Society hosts community-wide outdoor movies at the Jane Addams Museum Friday nights during the summer

 

BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES

Key Industries

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Healthcare

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Construction, Plumbing, Heating, & Service

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Private Label Food Manufacturing

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