Dayton, Henry County, Illinois

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Dayton, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Dayton, Illinois is located in Illinois
Dayton, Illinois
Dayton, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°29′21″N 90°19′17″W / 41.48917°N 90.32139°W / 41.48917; -90.32139Coordinates: 41°29′21″N 90°19′17″W / 41.48917°N 90.32139°W / 41.48917; -90.32139
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry County
Township Colona Township
Elevation 184 m (604 ft)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61241
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 0407006[1]

Dayton is an unincorporated community in Colona Township, Henry County, Illinois, USA.

History[edit]

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.[2]

Geography[edit]

The town is located in the northwest part of the county just south of Cleveland.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dayton". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-19. 
  2. ^ The History of Henry County, Illinois, Its Tax-Payers and Voters. Chicago: H. F. Kett and Company. 1877. p. 539. 
  3. ^ Google (March 16, 2015). "Dayton, Illinois". Google Maps. Google. Retrieved March 16, 2015.