La Fox, Illinois

La Fox, Illinois

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official_name = La Fox, Illinois
settlement_type = Unincorporated settlement
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subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_name = United States
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_name1 = Illinois
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = Kane

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timezone = Central (CST)
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latd = 41.886 |latNS = N
longd = -88.409 |longEW = W

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postal_code = 60147
area_code = 630
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La Fox is an unincorporated community in Blackberry Township, Kane County, Illinois, USA. The community is located 4 miles west of Geneva and 5 miles east of Elburn. It serves as a station on Metra's Union Pacific/West Line.


La Fox was established about 1859 on the Chicago & Northwestern Railroad which was built through the area in 1854. The community was first named "Kane Station" but was renamed "La Fox" when the post office in present-day Geneva was moved to present-day La Fox.


*cite book
first = Lois V. (editor)
last = Divine
year = 1987
title = History of LaFox, Illinois

External links

* [ LaFox Civic Association]

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