Historical Preservation:

Belvidere houses The Pettit Memorial Chapel designed by the famous architect, Frank Lloyd Wright. Besides the Pettit Chapel, Belvidere has 31 locally landmarked buildings and four nationally registered landmarks. For more information on the historical buildings and their preservation, visit: http://www.boonecountyil.org/page/city-belvidere-historic-preservation-commission

Local Utility Information:

The water and sewer departments are owned and operated by The City of Belvidere. Water is supplied by 7 wells ranging in depth and is capable of meeting all of the City’s needs. The waste water treatment plant is an activated sludge/ tertiary filter waste plant, also capable of meeting all of the City’s needs. Both departments work in accordance with EPA regulations under the direction of a state- certified licensed operator.


Our growing community is experiencing the excitement of greeting new citizens, while also strengthening the relationships of longtime residents. We hope you enjoy your visit, and visit us often. We know you will want to come back again soon!



*All history is cited from resources at the Boone County Historical Museum.  

Moorhead, Virginia B, editor. Boone County Then and Now. Boone County Bicentennial Com