Shabbona Grove, Illinois

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Shabbona Grove, Illinois
Shabbona Grove is located in Illinois
Shabbona Grove
Shabbona Grove
Shabbona Grove is located in the United States
Shabbona Grove
Shabbona Grove
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N 88°51′20″W / 41.73250°N 88.85556°W / 41.73250; -88.85556Coordinates: 41°43′57″N 88°51′20″W / 41.73250°N 88.85556°W / 41.73250; -88.85556
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyDeKalb
Elevation
833 ft (254 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)815 & 779
GNIS feature ID422079[1]

Shabbona Grove is an unincorporated community in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. Shabbona Grove is located on the south edge of Shabbona Lake State Park, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) south-southeast of Shabbona.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Shabbona Grove was established in 1844, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1933.[3] Shabbona Grove was platted in 1885.[4] The community was named for Shabbona, a Potawatomi chief.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Shabbona Grove, Illinois
  2. ^ DeKalb County General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 1994. Retrieved 2010-11-25.
  3. ^ "DeKalb County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 28 March 2015.
  4. ^ a b 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. 124.