Waukegan is a city located in Lake County, Illinois, of which it is the county seat. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 87,901.
The name "Waukegan" is Potawatomi Indian for "Little Fort".
Shimer College is located in Waukegan.
Waukegan is commonly referred to as the midpoint between Chicago and Milwaukee, although it is still a part of Chicagoland.
Web Sites and Links
Lakehurst Mall of Waukegan, IllinoisAn archive of history and nostalgia related to Lakehurst Mall of Lake County, Illinois, documenting its evolution from a thriving Waukegan shopping center to dead mall.
News Sun, TheA daily newspaper serving residents with local, county, state and national news, sports, weather and resources.
Waukegan Park DistrictParks and Recreation department that is providing parks, facilities and leisure opportunities, including educational classes and seminars, symphony concerts, events, and contact details.