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General Information

  • City of Progress
  • 88,862
  • 1849
  • Waukegan is one of the oldest communities in Illinois, and was first visited by Pere Marquette in 1673.
  • 60085, 60087
  • 42.372471, -87.861521

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  • Schools
  • Community Colleges
  • Libraries
Community Colleges

School Districts

  • Warren Twp. High School Dist. 121 (High school)
  • www.wths.net/

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Notable People

  • Cpl. Richard E. Bush
  • Medal of Honor recipient, who threw himself on a live grenade in Okinawa in 1945.
  • U.S. Marines website
  • Jack Benny
  • Comedian, radio and TV entertainer, Benjamin Kubelsky grew up over his father's haberdashery on Genesee Street.
  • Jack Benny website
  • Otto Graham
  • Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback for the Cleveland Browns.
  • Otto Graham website