Each community in our region has a distinctive personality all its own. While their stories vary and the names of the families may be different, being in northwest Illinois imbues these towns with a common orientation toward the land, families, loyalty, hard work and a determination to succeed. Longtime residents recognize newcomers who share this ethic and gladly welcome them into the fold.
Jo Daviess County
Jo Daviess County is located in the northwest corner of Illinois. Jo Daviess County is known for its beautiful views and rolling hills. The county is bordered by Carroll County to the south, the state of Wisconsin to the north and Iowa to the west. The county is comprised of the following communities:
- Scales Mound
- Apple River
- East Dubuque
Carroll County is located in the northwest region of Illinois. You will find prime farmland on the eastern side of the county and beautiful hills and bluffs on the west side of the county. Carroll County is bordered to the north by Jo Daviess County, Whiteside County to the south and the state of Iowa to the west. The county is comprised of the following communities: