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Ridott

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: 164 (2010 Census)

President: Kim Kopp, 815-232-2624

School: Freeport School District #145, Dakota School District

View: ESRI Summary Report

 

UTILITIES

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

Ridott Community Data

 

COMMUNITY DETAILS

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.

 

PARKS AND RECREATION

  • 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.

 

BUSINESSES AND INDUSTRIES

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

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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