Beloit, Wisconsin

city in Rock County, Wisconsin, United States of America

Beloit is a city in southern Wisconsin near the Illinois border just north of Rockford, Illinois. The city has two colleges: Blackhawk Technical College and Beloit College.[2]

City of Beloit, Wisconsin
Downtown Beloit
Downtown Beloit
Nickname(s): 
Gateway To Wisconsin
Location of Beloit in Rock County, Wisconsin
Location of Beloit in Rock County, Wisconsin
Coordinates: 42°30′30″N 89°01′54″W / 42.50833°N 89.03167°W / 42.50833; -89.03167
Country United States
State Wisconsin
CountyRock
Founded1836
IncorporatedFebruary 24, 1846 (village)
March 31, 1856 (city)
Area
 • Total17.64 sq mi (45.69 km2)
 • Land17.32 sq mi (44.84 km2)
 • Water0.33 sq mi (0.84 km2)
Elevation
751 ft (228.9 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total36,966
 • Estimate 
(2017)>
36,773
 • Density2,123.77/sq mi (820.01/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code55-06500
Websitewww.beloitwi.gov

Beloit is located on the north side of the border between Wisconsin and Illinois.

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2017 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Mar 28, 2019.
  2. https://www.beloitdailynews.com/local_news/20180315/city_council_candidates_face_off_in_forum