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Shirland is located in Illinois
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Winnebago
Township Shirland
738 ft (225 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
Area code(s) 815

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.


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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