Garden Prairie, Illinois

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Coordinates: 42°15′12″N 88°43′29″W / 42.25333°N 88.72472°W / 42.25333; -88.72472
Garden Prairie
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Boone
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Coordinates 42°15′12″N 88°43′29″W / 42.25333°N 88.72472°W / 42.25333; -88.72472
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61038
Area code 815 and 779
Location of Garden Prairie within Illinois

Garden Prairie is an unincorporated former village located in Boone County, Illinois, United States. It is part of the Rockford, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

On February 2, 2010, residents voted 57 - 46 to dissolve the village, only 2 years after incorporating by a 62 - 44 vote on February 5, 2008.[1]

Geography[edit]

Garden Prairie is located at 42°15′12″N 88°43′29″W / 42.25333°N 88.72472°W / 42.25333; -88.72472 (42.25333, -88.72472).[2] It is roughly centered between Marengo and Belvidere, at the intersection of US Highway 20 and Garden Prairie Road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kevin Haas (February 2, 2010). "Garden Prairie residents vote to dissolve village". Rockford Register Star. Retrieved March 12, 2010. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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