DescriptionAn industrial city on the north bank of the Rock River, Sterling is noted as a national producer of builders' hardware. In 1839 the towns of Chatham and Harrisburg combined as Sterling to capture the Whiteside County seat, which it held only briefly before losing the honor to Morrison.
Visitor InfoSauk Valley Area Chamber of Commerce 211 Locust St. STERLING, IL 61081. Phone:(815)625-2400
Things to SeeDillon Home Museum