Atwood Homestead County Forest Preserve (aka Atwood Homestead Forest Preserve)



Bounded area of woods, forest, or grassland under the administration of a political agency.
See also: Dams, Locales, Mines, Parks, and Reserves
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude, Longitude:
42.3908506°, -89.0539968°
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735 ft. (224 m.)

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US Topo Map

The USGS (U.S. Geological Survey) publishes a set of the most commonly used topographic maps of the U.S. called US Topo that are separated into rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Atwood Homestead County Forest Preserve is covered by the South Beloit, IL US Topo Map quadrant

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Nearby Cities

Witt, IL 217 mi
Stewardson, IL 217 mi
Cowden, IL 217 mi
Herrick, IL 219 mi
Toledo, IL 220 mi

Nearby Points of Interest

Leanna Lakeside Park Man-made 0.9 mi
Schoonmaker Park Man-made 1.2 mi
Roscoe Siding (historical) Man-made 1.5 mi
North Shore Sand and Gravel Pit Man-made 1.8 mi
Williams Park Man-made 2.1 mi

Nearby Photos

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Historical Weather

Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest official weather station. The nearest weather station for both precipitation and temperature measurements is BEL which is approximately 8 miles away and has an elevation of 780 feet (45 feet higher than Atwood Homestead County Forest Preserve). Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations may be different as well.

Average Daily Temperatures by Month (°F)

Average Monthly Precipitation (in inches)

Month Precip AVG High Temp AVG Low Temp
January 1.32" 26.5° 11.6°
February 1.27" 31.7° 16.9°
March 2.21" 43.7° 27.1°
April 3.75" 57.5° 37.7°
May 3.36" 69.5° 48.0°
June 4.64" 79.2° 58.0°
July 3.83" 82.5° 62.3°
August 4.28" 80.1° 60.1°
September 3.62" 72.9° 51.6°
October 2.39" 61.5° 40.7°
November 2.74" 44.9° 29.3°
December 1.84" 31.7° 17.8°

Summer High Temps

This location's average summer high temps are lower than 74% of other locations on record.

Winter Low Temps

This location's average winter low temps are lower than 73% of other locations on record.

Precipitation Levels

This location's average precipitation levels are lower than 51% of other locations on record.