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Galena, IL, USA

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: 42.420296, -90.435600.

Galena is a city and the seat of Jo Daviess County, in northwest Illinois, United States, located on the shores of Galena River. It is the largest city in the county. Galena Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The city took its name from a natural mineral. Native Americans had mined this mineral for many years before the Europeans came. The city was founded in 1826, incorporated in 1835. Its economy was mainly based on mining and agriculture. The city has also become a popular tourist destination in recent years. There are lots of historic buildings and landmarks in the city such as the Ulysses S. Grant statue, Ulysses S. Grant Home, Belvedere Mansion, Elihu Benjamin Washburne House, Historic Marker - Early Galena, IL, Dowling House, Chicago Athenaeum, and so on. Other points of interest in Galena include Linmar Gardens, Galena - Jo Daviess County Historical Society, Galena - U.S. Grant History Museum, Grant Park, Gateway Park, as well as a few wineries and art galleries.

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Galena, IL, USA Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Galena, IL, USA is 42.420296, and the longitude is -90.435600. Galena, IL, USA is located at United States country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 42° 25' 13.0656'' N and 90° 26' 8.1600'' W.

Galena, IL, USA Geographic Information
CountryUnited States
DMS Lat42° 25' 13.0656'' N
DMS Long90° 26' 8.1600'' W
UTM Easting710,980.69
UTM Northing4,699,628.97
Country CodeUS
Zoom Level12

Coordinates of Galena, IL, USA is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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