Rollo, Illinois

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Rollo, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Rollo, Illinois is located in Illinois
Rollo, Illinois
Rollo, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°40′23″N 88°53′10″W / 41.67306°N 88.88611°W / 41.67306; -88.88611Coordinates: 41°40′23″N 88°53′10″W / 41.67306°N 88.88611°W / 41.67306; -88.88611
Country United States
State Illinois
County DeKalb
Elevation 748 ft (228 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 422018[1]

Rollo is an unincorporated community in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. Rollo is 5 miles (8.0 km) east-southeast of Paw Paw.

History[edit]

A post office called Rollo was established in 1886, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1922.[2] The community was named after the Rollo Books[3] by Jacob Abbott.

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