- La Fox, Illinois
official_name = La Fox, Illinois
settlement_type = Unincorporated settlement
timezone = Central (CST)
utc_offset = -6
timezone_DST = CDT
utc_offset_DST = -5
elevation_ft = 804
latd = 41.886 |latNS = N
longd = -88.409 |longEW = W
postal_code = 60147
area_code = 630
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 Railroadwhich 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.
first = Lois V. (editor)
last = Divine
year = 1987
title = History of LaFox, Illinois
* [http://www.lafox.us/ LaFox Civic Association]
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