Shabbona Grove, Illinois


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]

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
833 ft (254 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)815 & 779
GNIS feature ID422079[1]


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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  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.