Welcome to J.H. Barkau & Sons Cedarville IL

Since 1952, J.H. Barkau & Sons has served the Northern Illinois, Southern Wisconsin stateline area for their automotive needs. We can proudly boast to over 70,000 customers in those years and have had thousands of customers purchase multiple vehicles and generations of families that have allowed us to serve them. The areas we serve include Beloit, Cedarville, Dubuque, Freeport, IL, Janesville, WI, Rockford and the surrounding communities. We offer a plethora of automotive brands, including Chevrolet, Ford, Dodge, Pontiac and many others. For a great selection of used cars under $10,000 near Rockford, IL, Cedarville, IL or Beloit, WI stop in at J.H. Barkau & Sons, which include late model used trucks, and used SUVs near Dubuque, IA. We also offer a wide range of high-quality budget cars and trucks in Dubuque, IA, Janesville, WI and Rockford, IL that will fit any need and lifestyle.

When John H. Barkau founded the business, his goal was to bring quality, affordable transportation to the local area. Jim (2nd generation), Rick (3rd generation), and Willie (3rd generation) Barkau have continued in that tradition while expanding our marketplace to be worldwide. We have had vehicles shipped to Russia, Sweden, Australia, Turkey, Mexico and many other locations. We have vehicles purchased by customers in 49 states and commonly have customers fly in to pick up their new vehicles. In all of this, it has been a pleasure for the Barkau family to help fulfill the transportation needs of a varied clientele. Read More


Have been buying cars from Barkau for over 20 years have bought from Jim Mullarkey last several times . and give great service always their to help me out. You can call him and he gets right on it.

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