Low Point, Illinois

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Lowpoint, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Lowpoint, Illinois is located in Illinois
Lowpoint, Illinois
Lowpoint, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°52′21″N 89°18′48″W / 40.87250°N 89.31333°W / 40.87250; -89.31333Coordinates: 40°52′21″N 89°18′48″W / 40.87250°N 89.31333°W / 40.87250; -89.31333
Country United States
State Illinois
County Woodford
Elevation 718 ft (219 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61545
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 424444[1]

Lowpoint is an unincorporated community in Woodford County, Illinois, United States. Lowpoint is located along Illinois Route 89 south-southwest of Washburn. Lowpoint has a post office with ZIP code 61545.[2]

In 1895, Frank D. Banta was commissioned postmaster. At this time the spelling of the name changed from Low Point to Lowpoint, to avoid confusion with the community of Long Point, about 40 miles northeast of Lowpoint. [3]

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http://archive.org/stream/woodfordcountyhi00wood#page/n0/mode/2up