Freeman, Illinois

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Freeman, Illinois
Freeman is located in Illinois
Freeman
Freeman
Freeman is located in the United States
Freeman
Freeman
Coordinates: 42°07′29″N 88°23′18″W / 42.12472°N 88.38833°W / 42.12472; -88.38833Coordinates: 42°07′29″N 88°23′18″W / 42.12472°N 88.38833°W / 42.12472; -88.38833
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyKane
TownshipRutland
Elevation
899 ft (274 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)847 & 224
GNIS feature ID1816281[1]

Freeman is an unincorporated community in Kane County, in the U.S. state of Illinois.[1]

History[edit]

Freeman was named for John Freeman, the original owner of the land where the town was built.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Freeman, 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. 74.