Located in picturesque Winnebago County, Pecatonica, IL offers residents access to beautiful landscapes and a village filled with small town charm. The town's name clearly indicates what is important here. Pecatonica comes from two Algonquian words meaning slow and river. Life here is quiet, quaint and focused on family-friendly recreation.
Pecatonica offers wonderfully affordable, single-family homes. On average, local real estate costs just $96,100—making it an excellent market for first-time home buyers and young families. The median home age in here is 53 years. In addition to Pecatonica's quaint, family homes, the surrounding community offers properties with significant acreage ideal for a small ranch or farm. You will also find large, luxurious country estates in Rockford and other Winnebago County communities. Search the newest real estate listings in Pecatonica, IL.
Students get their education at the community public school district known as Pecatonica Community Unit School District 321. This small school district features three buildings, including an elementary school, a middle school and a high school. Search Pecatonica homes for sale by school district.
Access to Chicago and a new commuter rail have helped bring new industries to the area including aviation, aerospace, medicine and precision tools. Agriculture also remains a staple in this area. Some of the largest employers throughout Winnebago County and the Rockford metro area include: Rockford Public School District, Chrysler, Swedish American Hospital, Rockford Health System, UPS, UTC Aerospace Health Systems, City of Rockford, County of Winnebago, Woodward, and OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center.
Formed by the Pecatonica River on its northern border, this small, Illinois town is a picturesque oasis. In a county that shares a name with America's most iconic recreational vehicle, it is no wonder that family recreation abounds in Pecatonica and throughout Winnebago County. Play the links at Westlake Village or enjoy a sunny afternoon in Sumner Park. Take a ride along the Bike Path or commune with nature in the Pecatonica Wetlands Forest Preserve.
Pecatonica is also home to the Winnebago County Fairgrounds. The popular site features activities throughout the year including music festivals, motor sports, auto shows, trade shows, conventions, and antique sales. Of course, the fairgrounds are home to the annual county fair, a longstanding Pecatonica tradition. Another can't-miss community event is the annual Memorial Day parade. One of the largest in Illinois, the parade attracts people from three states looking for a piece of small-town charm.
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