Rosecrans, Illinois

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Rosecrans
Unincorporated populated place
Rosecrans is located in Illinois
Rosecrans
Rosecrans
Coordinates: 42°27′55″N 87°57′09″W / 42.46528°N 87.95250°W / 42.46528; -87.95250Coordinates: 42°27′55″N 87°57′09″W / 42.46528°N 87.95250°W / 42.46528; -87.95250
Country  United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Named for William Starke Rosecrans
Elevation 718 ft (219 m)

Rosecrans, Illinois is an unincorporated community along Rosecrans Road (Illinois Route 173) just west of U.S. Route 41 in northern Lake County, Illinois, 2.0 miles (3.2 km) south of the Wisconsin state line and 7.8 miles (12.6 km) west of Lake Michigan. The community is named for American Civil War General William Starke Rosecrans. The business district is at the intersection of IL 173 and US 41, east of the residential community.

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