Livability

Collaborate Freeport presents Livability – the first in a new video series that highlights Freeport’s values and strengths.

Nestled in the rolling hills of northwest Illinois, Freeport is “very much the American hometown,” according to Andrea Winter of Winter Design. Freeport and Stephenson County residents want the best for their families and are working to create a brighter, better future for generations to come. 

In Freeport, opportunities abound. Enjoy craft beer and wine, tour museums filled with art and culture and explore the downtown for shopping and nightlife. Freeport is an excellent place to:

  • Raise a family
  • Meet new people
  • Start and grow your business
  • Live affordably
  • Build your life

Hear what residents and community leaders say about why Freeport is so livable.