Burtonview, Illinois

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Burtonview
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Logan
Coordinates 40°10′15″N 89°29′05″W / 40.17083°N 89.48472°W / 40.17083; -89.48472
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 217
Location of Burtonview within Illinois
Location of Burtonview within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Burtonview, Illinois

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. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 

External links[edit]

  • Burtonview on Google Maps [1]