Location Profile

Freeport, Illinois

Facility Type
Acute Care - General
Facility Location
Freeport, Illinois
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Freeport, Illinois that belongs to a regional healthcare system for Illinois and Wisconsin. A critical access hospital for the community, the facility offers traditional hospital care services plus comprehensive care centers for cancer, diagnostic imaging, sleep disturbances, and more. The hospital has been nationally recognized for its commitment to safety and patient care by Consumer Reports, plus was recommended as one of the top places to work.

Community Overview

Freeport, Illinois takes pride in its pretzel history, but this exciting Illinois city is more than just pretzels. The area has beautiful sites with 800 acres of park district and an attractive downtown area with shops, boutiques, and entertainment options. Known as the “Pretzel City,” from the city’s German heritage of pretzels, Freeport is now a town of nearly 26,000. The community offers a rural slice of life with all of the conveniences including shopping, entertainment, and culture, and has a diverse population. A public transport system is available to help you get through the city with door-to-door advance service and regular service.

Learn more about Freeport at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


The local school district is known as Freeport School District 145. The staff and teachers welcome around 4,200 students each day from Freeport, plus Cedarville and Ridott. This relatively small student body for the city lets teachers enjoy a low student-teacher ratio, and the district really focus on the academic achievement of each student. With 6 elementary schools for Pre K-5th grade, 2 middle schools, 1 high school, and 1 alternative high school, students in the area get a well-rounded education. The district features 65% of their students headed to college, and the area boasts a music program that’s been recognized by the Grammy Foundation.

Click here to read more about public schools in Freeport.
Click here to read about private schools in Freeport.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


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Local and Nearby Attractions

Freeport features a diverse mix of more than 200 stores, with national chains, regional spots and local favorites as part of the community. Boutiques, artisans, and eateries round out the area, making it a good place to visit or stay. Recreation options in arts, culture, and outdoor fun are plentiful in Freeport as well. Visit the Freeport Arts Center to view their exhibits or stop by the Silver Creek Museum, a 28-room museum with historical artifacts for railroads, local town history and much more. Finally, spend the day outside at Krape Park, part of the over 800 acres in the Freeport Park District. Krape Park is an idyllic spot with a waterfall, a vintage carousel, multi-use trails, sports facilities and other great spots for families.

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Crime Rate

Freeport is safer than nearly 50% of the rest of the country, and the police department is active in raising that number even higher. The efforts of the police include community policing, a crimestoppers department, and engagement with the citizens of Freeport for crime prevention.

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