Burton is an unincorporated community in Adams County about four miles east of Quincy.
Burton was platted ca. 1836. A post office called Burton was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1922.
Notes and references
- ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burton
- ^ The History of Adams County, Illinois: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc. Windmill Pub. 1879. p. 507.
- ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 March 2017.