Northville, Illinois

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Northville, Illinois
Northville, Illinois is located in Illinois
Northville, Illinois
Northville, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°33′48″N 88°42′19″W / 41.56333°N 88.70528°W / 41.56333; -88.70528Coordinates: 41°33′48″N 88°42′19″W / 41.56333°N 88.70528°W / 41.56333; -88.70528[1]
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLaSalle
TownshipNorthville
Settled1834
Elevation656 ft (200 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)815 & 779
GNIS feature ID414702[1]

Northville is an unincorporated community in Northville Township, LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. Northville is located on County Highway 2 and North 4325th Road. The Fox River is just south of the community, and once formed the southern boundary of the town.[2]

Canadian Benjamin Lett, known as the "Rob Roy" of Canada, lived on his family's farm in Northville, in the 1850s. He is buried at Lett Cemetery, near Northville.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Northville, Illinois". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Baldwin, Elmer (1877). History of LaSalle County, Illinois. Chicago: Rand McNally & Co. OCLC 1680491. Retrieved 17 July 2012.
  3. ^ Wilson, W. R. (2010). "Rob Roy". Historical Narratives of Early Canada. Retrieved 17 July 2012.