Oneco, Illinois

Oneco is an unincorporated community in Stephenson County, Illinois, and is located along IL Rt. 26, north of Freeport.

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Oneco is located in Illinois
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Location of Oneco within Illinois
Coordinates: 42°29′15″N 89°39′51″W / 42.48750°N 89.66417°W / 42.48750; -89.66417Coordinates: 42°29′15″N 89°39′51″W / 42.48750°N 89.66417°W / 42.48750; -89.66417
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyStephenson
TownshipOneco
Elevation843 ft (257 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
61060
Area code(s)815

GeographyEdit

Oneco is north of Freeport off Illinois Route 26 approximately 1-1/4 miles south of the Wisconsin-Illinois border, and is also one mile north of Orangeville. Oneco is in the Orangeville Community Unit School district.

HistoryEdit

This small town was settled in its present place because it was at the bottom of a basin, which helped protect them from the harsh winter winds. Native Americans came and helped settle the village, in an attempt to make peace with the settlers and have shelter for the winter as well.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Newtown". Retrieved 2007-10-21.

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