Rochelle, IL
  • 9,767 Population
  • 12.92 Square Miles
  • 304 Businesses

A Fun Fact About
Rochelle, IL

Rochelle is home to Rail Fan Park, the first park in the nation built just for visitors to view operating trains on an elevated observation shelter at the diamond intersection of the Union Pacific and Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroads. The City recently built a visitors center with coffee bar and gift shop where trains can be observed indoors. The website of Trains magazine ( features the “Rochelle Web Cam” where one can watch live railroading action 24 hours per day.