Argyle, Illinois

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Argyle
Argyle is located in Illinois
Argyle
Argyle
Location of Argyle within Illinois
Coordinates: 42°21′36″N 88°56′24″W / 42.36000°N 88.94000°W / 42.36000; -88.94000Coordinates: 42°21′36″N 88°56′24″W / 42.36000°N 88.94000°W / 42.36000; -88.94000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone, Winnebago
Elevation
883 ft (269 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
61011
Area code(s)815, 779

Argyle is an unincorporated community in Boone and Winnebago counties in the U.S. state of Illinois, northeast of Rockford. It is part of the Rockford, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Argyle is located at 42°21′36″N 88°56′24″W / 42.36000°N 88.94000°W / 42.36000; -88.94000 (42.3600186, -88.9401049), at an altitude of 833 feet (269 m).[1]

History[edit]

Argyle was named by an early settler who was a native of Argyll, in Scotland.[2]

Argyle was hit by the November 22, 2010 tornado that affected Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin. It was rated EF2 on the Enhanced Fujita Scale.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Argyle, Illinois
  2. ^ 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. 38.

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