Herbert, Illinois

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Herbert, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Herbert, Illinois is located in Illinois
Herbert, Illinois
Herbert, Illinois
Herbert, Illinois is located in the US
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
Country United States
State Illinois
County Boone
Elevation 873 ft (266 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 410090[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. ^ "Boone County". Jim Forte Postal History. 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.