Lake Holiday (Illinois)

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Lake Holiday
Location Northville Township, LaSalle County, Illinois
Coordinates 41°36′20″N 088°40′42″W / 41.60556°N 88.67833°W / 41.60556; -88.67833Coordinates: 41°36′20″N 088°40′42″W / 41.60556°N 88.67833°W / 41.60556; -88.67833
Type reservoir
Primary inflows Somonauk Creek
Primary outflows Somonauk Creek
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2.35 mi (3.78 km)
Surface area 328 acres (133 ha)
Average depth 16 ft (4.9 m)
Max. depth 25 ft (7.6 m)
Shore length1 8.1 mi (13.0 km)
Surface elevation 633 ft (193 m)
Frozen December to March
Settlements Lake Holiday
References [1][2]
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Lake Holiday is a 328-acre (133 ha) man-made lake, with swimming, boating and fishing. Located in Northville Township, LaSalle County, Illinois, approximately 66 miles (106 km) west of Chicago, the lake is situated between the city of Sandwich and the village of Somonauk. Property owners in the adjacent community of Lake Holiday can enjoy swimming beaches, picnic areas, two playgrounds with a multi-purpose court and a full-service marina.[2]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lake Holiday (Illinois)
  2. ^ a b "Lake Holiday On-Line". Official website. Lake Holiday Property Owners Association. 2008-12-09. Retrieved 28 December 2008. 

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