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Welcome to Ahern ...

Ahern is located in Kankakee County<1>.

The location of Ahern has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ahern is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ahern lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Ahern (for example, toward Boswell (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Area codes for Ahern: (815) and (779)<4>

Websites for Ahern ...

Junior League:   www.jlkankakee.org/

Communities near Ahern ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ahern.

  • Kankakee [Kankakee County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kankakee
    • Kankakee [Kankakee County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Ahern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 26,024 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kankakee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kankakee<6>
  • Bourbonnais [Kankakee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bourbonnais have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bourbonnais
    • Bourbonnais [Kankakee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Ahern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,462 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bourbonnais
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bourbonnais<6>
  • Bradley [Kankakee County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bradley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bradley
    • Bradley [Kankakee County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Ahern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,314 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bradley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bradley<6>
  • Cedar Lake [Lake County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cedar Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cedar Lake
    • Cedar Lake [Lake County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Ahern
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,183 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cedar Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cedar Lake<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lowell [Lake County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lowell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lowell
      • Lowell [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Ahern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,933 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lowell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lowell<6>
    • Manteno [Kankakee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manteno have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manteno
      • Manteno [Kankakee County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Ahern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,002 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manteno
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manteno<6>
    • Monee [Will County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monee
      • Monee [Will County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Ahern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,061 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monee
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monee<6>
    • Beecher [Will County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Beecher
      • Beecher [Will County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Ahern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,427 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beecher
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beecher<6>
    • Peotone [Will County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Peotone have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Peotone
      • Peotone [Will County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Ahern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,105 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Peotone
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Peotone<6>
    • Momence [Kankakee County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Momence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Momence
      • Momence [Kankakee County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Ahern
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,094 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Momence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Momence<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ahern. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ahern.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ahern. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ahern.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ahern. See our Newspapers Page for Ahern.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ahern ...

Looking for more information about Ahern? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ahern, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ahern.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Kankakee County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ahern. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Kankakee County: www.co.kankakee.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Kankakee, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ahern - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ahern) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ahern. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1542, Longitude: -87.6048       In this case, the coordinates for Ahern have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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