White Heath, Illinois

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Coordinates: 40°05′10″N 88°30′46″W / 40.08611°N 88.51278°W / 40.08611; -88.51278
White Heath
CDP
White Heath Illinois Post Office.jpg
White Heath Post Office
Country United States
State Illinois
County Piatt
Elevation 698 ft (212.8 m)
Coordinates 40°05′10″N 88°30′46″W / 40.08611°N 88.51278°W / 40.08611; -88.51278
Area 0.347 sq mi (0.9 km2)
 - land 0.347 sq mi (1 km2)
 - water 0 sq mi (0 km2), 0%
Population 290 (2010)
Density 835.7 / sq mi (322.7 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 61884
Area code 217
Location of White Heath within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

White Heath is an unincorporated census-designated place in Piatt County, Illinois, USA. As of the 2010 census, its population was 290.[1]

Geography[edit]

White Heath is located at 40°05′10″N 088°30′46″W / 40.08611°N 88.51278°W / 40.08611; -88.51278 (40.0861442, -88.5128395).[2] It is located in Sangamon Township.

History[edit]

A plaque in the community center states that the area was settled by a Mr. White and a Mr. Heath. There is one school, White Heath Elementary School. Their mascot (when a junior high school and had sports) was a Warrior.

White Heath is located at the northern end of the Monticello Railway Museum, which uses a former Illinois Central Havana Disgtrict branch line. The station is still standing although unused at present. When the track is refurbished, museum trains may enter White Heath and use the Wye. At present the tracks are unused, except for the annual Railfan's day to run motorcars.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 21 March 2011. 
  2. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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