Damon, Illinois

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Damon, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Damon, Illinois is located in Illinois
Damon, Illinois
Damon, Illinois
Damon, Illinois is located in the US
Damon, Illinois
Damon, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°04′59″N 90°49′48″W / 40.08306°N 90.83000°W / 40.08306; -90.83000Coordinates: 40°04′59″N 90°49′48″W / 40.08306°N 90.83000°W / 40.08306; -90.83000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Brown
Elevation 686 ft (209 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 422603[1]

Damon is an unincorporated community in Brown County, Illinois, United States. Damon is northwest of Mount Sterling and northeast of Mound Station.

History[edit]

A post office was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1907.[2] The origin of the name Damon is obscure.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Brown County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 86. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.