Bremen, Randolph County, Illinois

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Bremen, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Bremen, Illinois is located in Illinois
Bremen, Illinois
Bremen, Illinois
Bremen, Illinois is located in the US
Bremen, Illinois
Bremen, Illinois
Coordinates: 37°58′16″N 89°44′50″W / 37.97111°N 89.74722°W / 37.97111; -89.74722Coordinates: 37°58′16″N 89°44′50″W / 37.97111°N 89.74722°W / 37.97111; -89.74722
Country United States
State Illinois
County Randolph
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 404810[1]

Bremen is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, Illinois, United States. Bremen is located on Illinois Route 150, 5.5 miles (8.9 km) northeast of Chester.

History[edit]

A post office called Bremen was established in 1856, and remained in operation until being discontinued in 1906.[2] The community was named after Bremen, Germany.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Randolph County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 April 2015. 
  3. ^ Allen, John W. (January 11, 1963). "Place Names Have Colorful History". The Southeast Missourian. p. 6. Retrieved 27 April 2015.