Cornland, Illinois

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Cornland
Cornland is located in Illinois
Cornland
Cornland
Location of Cornland within Illinois
Coordinates: 39°56′14″N 89°24′08″W / 39.93722°N 89.40222°W / 39.93722; -89.40222Coordinates: 39°56′14″N 89°24′08″W / 39.93722°N 89.40222°W / 39.93722; -89.40222
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyLogan
Area
 • Total0.095 sq mi (0.25 km2)
 • Land0.095 sq mi (0.25 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation
598 ft (182 m)
Population
(2010)
 • Total93
 • Density980/sq mi (380/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
62519

Cornland is an unincorporated census-designated place in Logan County, Illinois. As of the 2010 census, its population was 93.[1]

History[edit]

Cornland was laid out and platted in 1871 when the Gilman, Clinton & Springfield Railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called Cornland has been in operation since 1872.[3]

Geography[edit]

The town of Cornland lies on the rolling flat land of the Sangamon River drainage area situated near the bottom grounds of Lake Fork Creek.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 9 March 2011.
  2. ^ Stringer, Lawrence Beaumont (1911). History of Logan County, Illinois: A Record of Its Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement. Unigraphic. p. 633.
  3. ^ "Logan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 15 September 2005. Retrieved 16 January 2016.

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