Ogle County

Ogle County, Illinois

PO Box 357
Oregon, IL 61061
Phone: (815) 732-3201
Fax: (815) 732-6273

In north-central IL south of Rockford; organized Jan 16, 1836 from Jo Daviess County. Name Origin: For Lt. Joseph Ogle, first Methodist layman in IL and captain of the territorial militia

Area (sq mi):: 763.27 (land 758.83; water 4.43) Population per square mile: 71.50
Population 2005: 54,290 State rank: 26 Population change: 2000-20005 6.40%; 1990-2000 11.00% Population 2000: 51,032 (White 92.20%; Black or African American 0.40%; Hispanic or Latino 6.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 3.80%). Foreign born: 4.30%. Median age: 37.20
Income 2000: per capita $20,515; median household $45,448; Population below poverty level: 7.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,981-$26,063
Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 42.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Patrick McCann died from a doctor's over-prescription of methadone while detained and awaiting trial at the Ogle County Correctional Center.
Brian Bastin, McLean County; Bill Boruff, Mercer County; Ron Mueller, Monroe County, Denise Kistner, Montgomery County; Nancy Etnyre, Ogle County; Daniel Keyt, Peoria County; Thomas Batts, Piatt County; Rhonda Downey, Putnam County; Charlene Stewart, Randolph County; Terry Fleming, Richland County; Pamela Berenger, Rock Island County; and Demara Albert, Sangamon County.
The company said purchasing the Byron franchise allowed the organisation to increase its presence in the market area in Northeastern Illinois's Ogle County.
Humpal described the Bryon acquisition as "one of those opportunities that was too attractive to pass up." He explained that the founder of the Bryon office, Kitty Moring, was ready to step away from the demands of managing the operation, and purchasing the Byron franchise allowed his organization to increase in a major way its presence in the attractive Ogle County market area.
To the south in Ogle County, no one was injured although the tornado system caused severe damage to roughly 30 buildings in Rochelle and others in Flagg Township, according to Sherriff Brian VanVickle -- who lost his own home.
Publishers: At Shaw Media's Sauk Valley Media (The Telegraph of Dixon, Ill., Daily Gazette of Sterling/Rock Falls, Ill., Ogle County Newspapers Oregon, Prairie Advocate of Lanark, Ill., et al.), Sam Fisher has been named publisher; he remains publisher of the company's Bureau County Republican of Princeton, Ill., the Putnam County Record of Granville, Ill., and Tonica News, jobs he's held for 21 years and two years, respectively.
Illinois: Join us for the 12th annual Illinois Renewable Energy and Sustainable Lifestyle Fair at the Ogle County Fairgrounds in Oregon.
This sites also improve voice and data coverage in Newark In Kendall county; Lake Forest and North Chicago in Lake county; Streator in LaSalle county; Sandoval in Marion county; Crystal Lake, McHenry and Richmond in McHenry county; Stillman Valley in Ogle county; Elmwood in Peoria county and Elmwood and Frankfort, Lockport and Monee in Will county.
October 11 2010 -- An Illinois pork producing family has opened new 1,600 head grow-to-finish swine production barn in Ogle County.