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Welcome to Solon Mills ...

Solon Mills is located in McHenry County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Solon Mills: Solon Mls. (or less commonly used: Solon Mlls.)

Solon Mills is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Solon Mills: 60080<4>

Communities near Solon Mills ...

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

  • Crystal Lake [McHenry County]
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    • Crystal Lake [McHenry County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Solon Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 39,642 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Crystal Lake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crystal Lake
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crystal Lake<6>
  • Mundelein [Lake County]
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    • Mundelein [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Solon Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,945 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mundelein have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mundelein
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mundelein<6>
  • Algonquin [McHenry County]
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    • Algonquin [McHenry County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Solon Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,730 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Algonquin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Algonquin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Algonquin<6>
  • Gurnee [Lake County]
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    • Gurnee [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Solon Mills
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,168 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gurnee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gurnee<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake-in-the-Hills [McHenry County]
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      • Lake-in-the-Hills [McHenry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Solon Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 28,345 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lake-in-the-Hills have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake-in-the-Hills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lake-in-the-Hills<6>
    • McHenry [McHenry County]
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      • McHenry [McHenry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Solon Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,100 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McHenry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McHenry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McHenry<6>
    • Round Lake Beach [Lake County]
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      • Round Lake Beach [Lake County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Solon Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,919 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Round Lake Beach have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Round Lake Beach
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Round Lake Beach<6>
    • Woodstock [McHenry County]
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      • Woodstock [McHenry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Solon Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,097 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodstock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Woodstock<6>
    • Grayslake [Lake County]
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      • Grayslake [Lake County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Solon Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,584 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grayslake have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grayslake
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grayslake<6>
    • Libertyville [Lake County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Libertyville
      • Libertyville [Lake County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Solon Mills
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,155 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Libertyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Libertyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Libertyville<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 Solon Mills. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Solon Mills.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Solon Mills. 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 Solon Mills.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Solon Mills ...

Looking for more information about Solon Mills? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Solon Mills, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Solon Mills.

Adding Solon Mills to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Solon Mills in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Solon Mills was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

We also found Solon Mills in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Solon Mills on our Genealogy Page.

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

The official website for McHenry County: www.co.mchenry.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 McHenry, 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 Solon Mills - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Solon Mills). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Solon Mills or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Solon Mills) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Solon Mills. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Solon MillsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Solon Mills. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4422, Longitude: -88.2734       In this case, the coordinates for Solon Mills 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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