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Welcome to Massbach ...

The pronunciation of Massbach: MOSS-bak<1>

Massbach is located in Jo Daviess County.

Massbach is 920 feet [280 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Telephone area codes for Massbach: (815) & (779)<3>

Communities near Massbach ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive it.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bellevue (IA)   [Map]   2,175   W   15 miles [24.1 km]
Preston (IA)   [Map]   967   SW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Galena   [Map]   3,225   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lanark   [Map]   1,354   SE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Lena   [Map]   2,750   NE   17 miles [27.4 km]
Mount Carroll   [Map]   1,604   SE   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Massbach.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Massbach. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Massbach. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Massbach.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Massbach:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Massbach ...

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

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

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

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Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Illinois

About Jo Daviess County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Jo Daviess County: www.jodaviess.org/

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



Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation. While it might not be exactly right, it should be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Massbach - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that starts in Massbach. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Massbach) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Massbach. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.2461, Longitude: -90.1218     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Massbach have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Massbach.

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