Dayton is an unincorporated community in Colona Township, Henry County, Illinois, USA.
One of the oldest towns in the county, the town of Dayton was laid out in October 1836. It was once a stop on the Chicago, Dixon and Rock Island stage route.
The town is located in the northwest part of the county just south of Cleveland.
- ^ "Dayton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-19.
- ^ The History of Henry County, Illinois, Its Tax-Payers and Voters. Chicago: H. F. Kett and Company. 1877. p. 539.
- ^ Google (March 16, 2015). "Dayton, Illinois". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 16, 2015.