Galt, Illinois

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Galt, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Galt, Illinois is located in Illinois
Galt, Illinois
Galt, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°47′22″N 89°45′44″W / 41.78944°N 89.76222°W / 41.78944; -89.76222Coordinates: 41°47′22″N 89°45′44″W / 41.78944°N 89.76222°W / 41.78944; -89.76222
Country United States
State Illinois
County Whiteside
Elevation 640 ft (200 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61037
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 408859[1]

Galt is an unincorporated community in Whiteside County, Illinois, United States. Galt is 3 miles (4.8 km) west of Sterling and has a post office with ZIP code 61037.[2]


The community was named for John Galt, an early landowner.[3]

Notable people[edit]

Galt is the hometown of Super Bowl XLVIII-winning (assistant) equipment manager Andrew Bley of the Seattle Seahawks.[4][5]