Bader, Illinois

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Bader, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Bader, Illinois is located in Illinois
Bader, Illinois
Bader, Illinois
Bader, Illinois is located in the US
Bader, Illinois
Bader, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°10′23″N 90°22′07″W / 40.17306°N 90.36861°W / 40.17306; -90.36861Coordinates: 40°10′23″N 90°22′07″W / 40.17306°N 90.36861°W / 40.17306; -90.36861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Schuyler
Elevation 617 ft (188 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 217 309
GNIS feature ID 403793[1]

Bader is an unincorporated community in Schuyler County, Illinois, United States. Bader is 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Browning. The community was founded in 1870 under the name Osceola; it was later renamed after William Bader, who ran a grain elevator in the community. A post office opened in the community on October 8, 1872, under the name Baders; it was shortened to Bader on December 23, 1907.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bader, Illinois
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (2009). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 425. 
  3. ^ Foster, Douglas Allen (2004). The Encyclopedia of the Stone-Campbell Movement. William B. Eerdmans Publishing. p. 854.