Get to Know Waukegan and the Greater Lake County Area
Centered between Chicago and Milwaukee at the northeast corner of Illinois, near the Wisconsin border, Waukegan is literally “At the Top of Illinois.”
The city is special in that it offers a diversity of cultures, religions and ethnic heritages; award-winning schools and parks; easy access to major transportation systems; a vital downtown and a thriving business climate, not to mention some of the most picturesque residential areas in Northern Illinois. Its ideal location, nestled along the western shores of Lake Michigan, attributes to its reputation as an ideal place to live, work and play.
Whether starting a business, relocating your family or just visiting, Waukegan offers a cooperative approach to help you succeed.
Visiting Lake County: www.visitlakecounty.org
Waukegan Chamber of Commerce: www.waukeganchamber.org
City of Waukegan: www.waukeganweb.net
Waukegan Vision: www.Waukeganvision.com
Genesee Theatre: www.Geneseetheatre.com
Visit Lake County: www.visitlakecounty.org
Waukegan Park District: www.WaukeganParks.org
Waukegan Historical Society: www.WaukeganHistorical.org
Waukegan Arts Council: www.waukeganartscouncil.org
Waukegan Public Library: www.WaukeganPl.org
Waukegan Public Schools: www.WaukeganSchools.org