Burton, Illinois

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Township Burton
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Coordinates 39°54′17″N 091°14′57″W / 39.90472°N 91.24917°W / 39.90472; -91.24917Coordinates: 39°54′17″N 091°14′57″W / 39.90472°N 91.24917°W / 39.90472; -91.24917
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62301 (Quincy)
Area code 217
Location of Burton within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Burton, Illinois

Burton is an unincorporated community in Adams County about four miles east of Quincy.

Burton was platted ca. 1836.[2] A post office called Burton was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1922.[3]

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  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Burton
  2. ^ The History of Adams County, Illinois: Containing a History of the County, Its Cities, Towns, Etc. Windmill Pub. 1879. p. 507. 
  3. ^ "Adams County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 March 2017. 

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