Photo: Charles H. Hibbard House, ca. 1846, 413 West Grant Highway, Marengo, IL. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Photographed by User:Andy McMurray (own work), 2007, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed July, 2013.
Marengo City Hall is located at 132 East Prairie Street, Marengo, IL 60152.
The area that would become Marengo was first settled about 1835.
Marengo as described in 1939 
Marengo is noteworthy for its elm-arched roadway and the McGill Metal Products Plant, 127 East Prairie Street, one of the world's largest manufacturers of mouse traps. Marengo is the birthplace of Egbert Van Alstyne, composer of In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree, Memories, Little Church in the Valley, My Pony Boy and Drifting and Dreaming.
Nearby: Henpeck, Garden Prairie, Belvidere.