Waukegan is the largest city in and the county seat of Lake County, Illinois, United States, a part of the Chicago metropolitan area. The city is located 35 miles north of Downtown Chicago and lays approximately halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee. Because of this the town is mainly working class and a commuter city. The city was founded in the 1850s and quickly became an industry and manufacturing town in the height of the Industrial Revolution.
- Walnut, Illinois on Wikipedia