Ashkum, IL

Ashkum is a village in Ashkum Township, Iroquois County, Illinois, United States. The population was 724 at the 2000 census.
The name originated from Chief Ashkum of the Potawatami Indians.
Ashkum is located at 40°52′53″N 87°57′8″W / 40.88139°N 87.95222°W / 40.88139; -87.95222 (40.881356, -87.952172).