Kewanee

Kewanee (kĭwäˈnē) [key], industrial city (1990 pop. 12,969), Henry co., NW Ill.; inc. 1855. It is a regional livestock, processing, trade, and shipping center. Manufactures include boilers, metal products, and farm machinery. The city holds an annual "Hog Capital Festival." The east campus of Black Hawk College is located in Kewanee.

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