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
Waukegan TownshipFeatures township officials, meeting and events calendar, programs and services, the Art Mobile, and employment opportunities. English and Spanish language options are available.