Herbert, Illinois

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Herbert, Illinois
Herbert, Illinois is located in Illinois
Herbert, Illinois
Herbert, Illinois
Herbert, Illinois is located in the United States
Herbert, Illinois
Herbert, Illinois
Coordinates: 42°09′17″N 88°46′34″W / 42.15472°N 88.77611°W / 42.15472; -88.77611Coordinates: 42°09′17″N 88°46′34″W / 42.15472°N 88.77611°W / 42.15472; -88.77611
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyBoone
Elevation
873 ft (266 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)815 & 779
GNIS feature ID410090[1]

Herbert is an unincorporated community in Boone County, Illinois, United States. Herbert is south of Belvidere and northwest of Genoa.

History[edit]

A post office called Herbert has been in operation since 1886.[2] The community was named for the son of a settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Krebs, C. E.; Teets, D. D. (1917). "Boone County". Journal of Geology. 25 (4): 397. Bibcode:1917JG.....25..397K. doi:10.1086/622489. Retrieved 20 March 2015.
  3. ^ 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. 83.