Eddy, Illinois

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Eddy, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Eddy, Illinois is located in Illinois
Eddy, Illinois
Eddy, Illinois
Eddy, Illinois is located in the US
Eddy, Illinois
Eddy, Illinois
Coordinates: 42°27′41″N 87°53′54″W / 42.46139°N 87.89833°W / 42.46139; -87.89833Coordinates: 42°27′41″N 87°53′54″W / 42.46139°N 87.89833°W / 42.46139; -87.89833
Country United States
State Illinois
County Lake
Elevation 696 ft (212 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 847 & 224
GNIS feature ID 422657[1]

Eddy is an unincorporated community in Lake County, in the U.S. state of Illinois. [1] Eddy is located at 42°27′41″N 87°53′54″W / 42.46139°N 87.89833°W / 42.46139; -87.89833.

History[edit]

The community was named for Charles G. Eddy, a railroad official.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Eddy, 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. 68.