Kishwaukee, Illinois

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Kishwaukee, Illinois
Kishwaukee, Illinois is located in Illinois
Kishwaukee, Illinois
Kishwaukee, Illinois
Kishwaukee, Illinois is located in the United States
Kishwaukee, Illinois
Kishwaukee, Illinois
Coordinates: 42°09′54″N 89°09′00″W / 42.16500°N 89.15000°W / 42.16500; -89.15000Coordinates: 42°09′54″N 89°09′00″W / 42.16500°N 89.15000°W / 42.16500; -89.15000
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWinnebago
Elevation
738 ft (225 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)815 & 779
GNIS feature ID422882[1]

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

History[edit]

A post office called Kishwaukee was established in 1838, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1905.[2] Kishwaukee is derived from a Native American language meaning "sycamore tree."[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kishwaukee, Illinois
  2. ^ "Winnebago County". Jim Forte Postal History. Missing or empty |url= (help)
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 176.