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Shirland
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Winnebago
Township Shirland
Elevation 738 ft (225 m)
Coordinates 42°26′40″N 89°11′51″W / 42.44444°N 89.1975°W / 42.44444; -89.1975
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61079
Area code 815
Location of Shirland within Illinois
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Location of Shirland within Illinois
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Shirland is an unincorporated community in Shirland Township, in Winnebago County, Illinois, United States, and is located northwest of Rockford. It is part of the Rockford, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History

An earlier name for the area was Kepotah. The name was changed when the Shirland post office was established August 15, 1857.


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