Council Hill, Illinois

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Council Hill, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Council Hill is located in Illinois
Council Hill
Council Hill
Council Hill is located in the US
Council Hill
Council Hill
Coordinates: 42°29′19″N 90°21′13″W / 42.4886153°N 90.3537384°W / 42.4886153; -90.3537384Coordinates: 42°29′19″N 90°21′13″W / 42.4886153°N 90.3537384°W / 42.4886153; -90.3537384
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jo Daviess
Elevation 922 ft (281 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 815, 779
GNIS feature ID 422584

Council Hill is an unincorporated community in Jo Daviess County, Illinois, United States.[1] Council Hill is a little over 6 miles northeast of the county seat of Galena.

The community was named from a tradition that Native American tribal councils were held near the town site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Report For Council Hill". USGNIS. Retrieved 1 November 2017.
  2. ^ Illinois Central Magazine. Illinois Central Railroad Company. 1922. p. 42.