Aden, Illinois

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Aden, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Aden, Illinois is located in Illinois
Aden, Illinois
Aden, Illinois
Aden, Illinois is located in the US
Aden, Illinois
Aden, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°14′30″N 88°27′30″W / 38.24167°N 88.45833°W / 38.24167; -88.45833Coordinates: 38°14′30″N 88°27′30″W / 38.24167°N 88.45833°W / 38.24167; -88.45833
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hamilton
Elevation 400 ft (100 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 422386[1]

Aden is an unincorporated community in Hamilton County, Illinois, United States. Aden is 6 miles (9.7 km) west of Mill Shoals.

History[edit]

Aden was originally called Lower Hills.[2] A post office was established at Lower Hills in 1875, and the post office was renamed Aden in 1894.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Aden, Illinois
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 November 2015.