Burtonview, Illinois

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Burtonview
Burtonview is located in Illinois
Burtonview
Burtonview
Location of Burtonview within Illinois
Coordinates: 40°10′15″N 89°29′05″W / 40.17083°N 89.48472°W / 40.17083; -89.48472
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLogan
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)217

Burtonview is an unincorporated community in Logan County, along Illinois Route 10 in Central Illinois. The community lies between Lincoln and New Holland on Route 10.

History[edit]

Burtonview was originally called Burton, and under the latter name had its start when the Champaign, Lincoln and Eastern Railroad was extended to that point.[1] A post office called Burton View was established in 1873, and remained in operation until 1918.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stringer, Lawrence Beaumont (1911). History of Logan County, Illinois: A Record of Its Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement. Unigraphic. p. 633.
  2. ^ "Logan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 15 September 2005. Retrieved 16 January 2016.

External links[edit]

  • Burtonview on Google Maps [1]