Andres, Illinois

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Coordinates: 41°22′18″N 87°52′57″W / 41.37167°N 87.88250°W / 41.37167; -87.88250
Andres
Unincorporated
Country United States
State Illinois
County Will
Elevation 722 ft (220 m) [1]
Coordinates 41°22′18″N 87°52′57″W / 41.37167°N 87.88250°W / 41.37167; -87.88250
Population <50 (2000)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 815, 779
Location of Andres within Illinois
Location of Andres within Illinois

Andres is an unincorporated community in Will County, Illinois, United States. It is located south of Frankfort, Illinois and a little west of Peotone on route 45.

Community information[edit]

Andres has a population of less than 50 people. There is no library or any city services. It has many older buildings. There are no city streets. There also used to be a railroad that came through.

The current mayor of Andres is Mike Shinabargar.

School[edit]

Andres is part of Peotone Community School District 207-U. Wilton Center Elementary School serves Andres children in kindergarten through 4th grade, while Peotone Junior High serves grades 5 through 8, and Peotone High School serves grades 9 through 12.

Geography[edit]

It is located about 40 miles away from Chicago. Route 45 goes through Andres. It is in Peotone township in Will County. Andres is surrounded by farms. Most of the farmers use the granary.

Business[edit]

Businesses in town include Andres & Wilton Farmers Grain Elevator along with a very small car dealership. Besides buying and selling grain, the elevator sells livestock feed, straw, wood shavings, and plastic drainage tile. In October 2006, a strong windstorm demolished a large steel grain bin at the elevator.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "USGS detail on Andres". Retrieved 2007-11-11.