Ballou, Illinois

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Ballou
Ballou is located in Illinois
Ballou
Ballou
Location of Ballou within Illinois
Coordinates: 41°16′39″N 88°06′07″W / 41.27750°N 88.10194°W / 41.27750; -88.10194Coordinates: 41°16′39″N 88°06′07″W / 41.27750°N 88.10194°W / 41.27750; -88.10194
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWill
TownshipWesley
Elevation
604 ft (184 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
60481
Area code(s)815, 779

Ballou is an unincorporated community in southern Will County, Illinois United States. It is located three miles southeast of the city of Wilmington in Wesley Township.

Ballou is home to only a few houses and a grain elevator that serves the area farms. Other than the eponymous Ballou Road, a two-lane country road, there are no city streets or services. A railroad track that formerly crossed Ballou Road next to the grain elevator was dismantled in the 1990s.

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