Agnew, Illinois

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Agnew, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Agnew, Illinois is located in Illinois
Agnew, Illinois
Agnew, Illinois
Agnew, Illinois is located in USA
Agnew, Illinois
Agnew, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°47′12″N 89°48′00″W / 41.78667°N 89.80000°W / 41.78667; -89.80000Coordinates: 41°47′12″N 89°48′00″W / 41.78667°N 89.80000°W / 41.78667; -89.80000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Whiteside
Elevation 656 ft (200 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 422389[1]

Agnew is an unincorporated community in Hopkins Township, Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. Agnew is located on the Union Pacific Railroad near U.S. Route 30, 5.4 miles (8.7 km) west of Sterling.[2]

The community bears the name of Lord D. Agnew, a railroad official.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Agnew". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Whiteside County, Illinois General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 1995. Retrieved April 15, 2012. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 3. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.