Elvira, Illinois

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Elvira, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Coordinates: 37°29′36″N 89°01′46″W / 37.4934°N 89.0295°W / 37.4934; -89.0295Coordinates: 37°29′36″N 89°01′46″W / 37.4934°N 89.0295°W / 37.4934; -89.0295
Country United States
State Illinois
County Johnson
Elevation 456 ft (139 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62912[1]
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 422667[2]

Elvira is an unincorporated community in Johnson County, Illinois, United States. The closest city to Elvira is Buncombe, which is about 3 miles (4.8 km) to the southeast. No numbered highways pass through Elvira; the closest state highway is Illinois Route 37 to the east.

History[edit]

Elvira was the county seat of Johnson County before Vienna, the current county seat.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "ZIP Code Lookup" (JavaScript/HTML). United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 1, 2008. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "'History of Johnson County ' one of area's most interesting". Southern Illinoisan. 15 August 2002.