|Nearest Medium City||41 miles SW of Rockford, Illinois (center to center)|
|Nearest Large City||100 miles W of Chicago, Illinois|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||61058|
|Phone Area Codes||815|
|Time Zone||Central (-6 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Station||DIXON 1 NW|
|Jan Temp||10 to 26 F|
|Apr Temp||37 to 58 F|
|Jul Temp||62 to 82 F|
|Oct Temp||39 to 62 F|
|Annual Precip||37.2 inches|
|Jan Temp||8 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||35 to 60 F|
|Jul Temp||59 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||36 to 64 F|
|Annual Precip||37.8 inches|
|Jan Temp||14 to 29 F|
|Apr Temp||40 to 61 F|
|Jul Temp||65 to 85 F|
|Oct Temp||43 to 63 F|
|Annual Precip||37.8 inches|
|Average Family Size||2.9|
|American Indian & Alaskan||1||0.6%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||10||6.1%|
|Est. 2005 Population||161|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||4.1%|
|French (except Basque)||3.1%|
According to the US Postal Service, Nelson, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:Grand Detour (61021)
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Penn Foster College
Penn Foster College offers a complete learning experience for busy adults looking to advance their education around their schedule. With Penn Foster College, you can earn your degree or undergraduate certificate online and at a pace that’s right for you.
Kaplan University is focused on recognizing the achievements of military and veteran students and offers the flexibility of an online education.
Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies (iSchool)—The Original Information School—is proud of its position as a leader in the field.
Simmons’ online Master of Public Health program, MPH@Simmons, is designed to give you the real-world skills you need to address health inequity on a local, national, and global scale. The MPH@Simmons program explores the core areas of public health: epidemiology, biostatistics, health policy and health services, environmental health, and social/behavioral health. Additionally, the practice-based curriculum incorporates courses specifically designed to help you develop leadership and advocacy skills.
Sacred Heart University Online
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Rock River near Nelson c1898.
Bridge near Nelson ca. 1898
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