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 unincorporated community lies between Lincoln and New Holland, Illinois on Route 10.

Burton View is a grain station which was located on the Champaign, Lincoln & Eastern, now the Champaign and Havana branch of the Illinois Central railroad, soon after the completion of that railroad through Sheridan township. The place was first known as Burton and was changed to Burton View in 1873, when a post office was established. Pegram & Brother erected an elevator at this point, which was destroyed by fire in 1900. The Burton View Grain Company, a farmers' co-operative elevator, was organized in 1909. Published by: Pioneer Publishing Company, Chicago 1911 [1]

External links[edit]

  • Burtonview on Google Maps [2]