Elkhorn Grove, Illinois

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Elkhorn Grove, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Elkhorn Grove, Illinois is located in Illinois
Elkhorn Grove, Illinois
Elkhorn Grove, Illinois
Elkhorn Grove, Illinois is located in the US
Elkhorn Grove, Illinois
Elkhorn Grove, Illinois
Coordinates: 42°00′29″N 89°44′04″W / 42.00806°N 89.73444°W / 42.00806; -89.73444Coordinates: 42°00′29″N 89°44′04″W / 42.00806°N 89.73444°W / 42.00806; -89.73444
Country United States
State Illinois
County Carroll
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 422663[1]

Elkhorn Grove is an unincorporated community in Carroll County, Illinois, United States. Elkhorn Grove is located on Elkhorn Creek north-northeast of Milledgeville.

Notable people from Elkhorn Grove include early Colorado state senator and mine owner Henry Neikirk, who was born there and attended the nearby Mount Carroll Seminary (later known as Shimer College) before heading west to make his fortune.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.