Adrian, Illinois

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Adrian, Illinois
Adrian is located in Illinois
Adrian
Adrian
Adrian is located in the United States
Adrian
Adrian
Coordinates: 40°31′15″N 91°10′02″W / 40.52083°N 91.16722°W / 40.52083; -91.16722Coordinates: 40°31′15″N 91°10′02″W / 40.52083°N 91.16722°W / 40.52083; -91.16722
Country United States
State Illinois
CountyHancock County
TownshipRock Creek Township
Elevation
213 m (699 ft)
ZIP code
62318
GNIS feature ID0403362

Adrian is an unincorporated community in Rock Creek Township, Hancock County, Illinois, United States. Adrian no longer has a Post Office, but is served by Dallas City. It hosts a grain elevator, Chemagro, and several houses. A former Disciples of Christ Church stands at the west end of the community, but is no longer active. The former one-room school at the east end of the community is now a farm machine shed.

History[edit]

Adrian was laid out in the 1870s, taking its name from Adrian, Michigan.[1] A post office has been in operation at Adrian since 1870.[2]

Geography[edit]

Adrian is located at 40°31′15″N 91°10′02″W / 40.52083°N 91.16722°W / 40.52083; -91.16722 at an elevation of 699 feet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 2. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  2. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 November 2015.