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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: 164 (2010 Census)

President: Kim Kopp, 815-232-2624

School: Freeport School District #145, Dakota School District

View: ESRI Summary Report



Water: Village of Ridott

Sewer: Village of Ridott

Electric: ComEd

Gas: Nicor

Telecommunications: Mediacom, Frontier, T6 Broadband, Sand Prairie Wireless, Aero Inc.

Sanitation/Recycling: Gills Freeport Disposal



The Village of Ridott is a rural village for small town tastes. Just 1.3 miles north of Highway 20, it is perfectly situated for easy access to larger cities from the comfort and quiet of rural life.



  • Lincoln Park, located on the northern edge of town, has a park shelter, playground, and nature trail.
  • The Pecatonica River runs just one mile north of town for recreational paddling and fishing.



  • Stephenson Service Company
  • Ridott Corners
  • RL Halbin & Sons
  • Backeberg Signs

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Construction, Plumbing, Heating, & Service

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Private Label Food Manufacturing

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