For the French city, see La Rochelle.

Rochelle is a city in Ogle County, Illinois, United States. The population was 9,424 at the 2000 census. As of the 2005 estimate, the population had risen to 9,712. It is known as the "Hub City" because of its location at the intersection of several major transportation routes, including both roadways (I-39 and I-88, Historic Lincoln Highway) and railways (The Union Pacific Railroad and BNSF Railway mainlines).

Get in

Interstate 39 goes north-south just east of the city, with exit 99 the best for accessability.




A number of fast food options cluster near the interstate exit 99.


Go next

On Interstate 39 to the north is the city of Rockford, and the scenic Starved Rock State Park is to the south. Chicago can also be reached by various interstate combinations to the east.

Routes through Rochelle

Madison Rockford  N  S  Peru-LaSalle Normal
Davenport Dixon  W  E  DeKalb Chicago
Ends at Dixon  W  E  DeKalb Hillside

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