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La Salle County, Illinois


Site of the Historic Lincoln-Douglas Debate

Page Contents for Ottawa, Illinois

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.




Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Ottawa is approximately 18768 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,511 (1990), 7783 (2010).
The amount of land area in Ottawa is 15.466 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.864 sq kilometers.
The distance from Ottawa to Washington DC is 670 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 116 miles. (as the crow flies)
Ottawa is positioned 41.35 degrees north of the equator and 88.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Ottawa average annual rainfall is 34.79 inches per year
The average low temperature is (winter) 21.6 degrees F.
The average high temperature is (summer) 82 degrees F.


Ottawa is 80 miles from Chicago on Interstate 80, nine miles east of Interstate 39. Here is a map and location page for Ottawa.
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History & History Related Items

A nice history page for Ottawa.
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The incorporation of Ottawa



Learn more about Ottawa Illinois
Things to do in Ottawa.
Illinois Waterway Visitor Center
RR 1
Ottawa, Il 61350
Phone: (815) 667-4054

Ottawa Visitors Bureau
215 W. Jefferson St.
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: (815) 434-2737
Fax: (815) 434-5477
Toll-free: 888-OTTAWA-4

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Ottawa City Government

City of Ottawa
301 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, Illinois 61350-2851
Phone: (815) 433-0161
Fax: (815) 433-2270
Hours: 8 am-4:30 pm

Ottawa has a Mayor/Council type of government. The council has a mayor and four commissioners who are installed in office as a result of elections held every four years.

Fall River Township Town Hall
RR 4
Ottawa, IL 61350-9804
Phone: 815-434-5325

Ottawa Township
325 W Lafayette St
Ottawa, IL 61350-2071
Phone: 815-433-1638


La Salle County Clerk
707 E. Etna Rd.
Ottawa, IL 61350-1047
Phone: 815-434-8202

Ottawa Chamber

Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 888
100 W Lafayette St
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815-433-0084
Fax: (815) 433-2405

Ottawa Organizations

Ottawa Area Chamber of Commerce
P.O. Box 888
100 W Lafayette St
Ottawa, IL 61350
Phone: 815-433-0084
Fax: (815) 433-2405

Ottawa Libraries

Reddick Library
1010 Canal St.
Ottawa, IL 61350-4937
Phone: 815-434-0509

Ottawa Schools

Marquette High School
1000 Paul Street
Ottawa, Illinois
Phone: 815-433-0125

Ottawa Superintendent's Office
320 W. Main St.
Ottawa, IL 61350-2825
Phone: 815-433-1133

Rutland School District 230
3231 N. State Route 71
Ottawa, IL 61350-9410
Phone: 815-433-2949

La Salle County Superintendent of Schools
119 W. Madison St. #102
Ottawa, IL 61350-5014
Phone: 815-434-0780

Deer Park School District 82
2350 E. 1025th Rd.
Ottawa, IL 61350-9253
Phone: 815-434-6930

St. Patrick's Religious Ed Office
806 W. Madison St.
Ottawa, IL 61350-2610
PHone: 815-433-3752 Ottawa


Average snowfall in Ottawa is 28 inches.

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