Beautiful city in Northern Illinois, also known as the Forest City. Rockford is known for the Rockford Peaches which was made into a film starring Tom Hanks. Notable Rockfordians include; Michelle Williams and Danika Patrick. Formerly, the second largest city in Illinois it is now ranked third. Rockford, Illinois is home to among other things: Magic Waters water park, Anderson Japanese Gardens and the popular hibachi style restaurant J.M.K. Nippon's.
Rockford, IL is the largest city in the state-line area.