Nachusa, Illinois

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Nachusa, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Nachusa, Illinois is located in Illinois
Nachusa, Illinois
Nachusa, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°49′53″N 89°23′23″W / 41.83139°N 89.38972°W / 41.83139; -89.38972Coordinates: 41°49′53″N 89°23′23″W / 41.83139°N 89.38972°W / 41.83139; -89.38972
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lee
Elevation 791 ft (241 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61057
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 414279[1]

Nachusa is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Illinois, United States. Nachusa is 5 miles (8.0 km) east of Dixon. Nachusa has a post office with ZIP code 61057.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Nachusa has been in operation since 1855.[3] The name Nachusa is said to be derived from Sac or Fox Indian.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "Lee County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 105.