Danway, Illinois

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Danway, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Danway, Illinois is located in Illinois
Danway, Illinois
Danway, Illinois
Danway, Illinois is located in the US
Danway, Illinois
Danway, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°25′57″N 88°41′30″W / 41.43250°N 88.69167°W / 41.43250; -88.69167Coordinates: 41°25′57″N 88°41′30″W / 41.43250°N 88.69167°W / 41.43250; -88.69167
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 422605[1]

Danway is an unincorporated community in Miller Township, LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. Danway is 9.9 miles (15.9 km) northeast of Ottawa.[2]

History[edit]

A post office was established at Danway in 1872, and remained in operation until 1903.[3] The community's name honors Daniel Way, a local pioneer.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Danway". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ LaSalle County General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved July 27, 2012. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "La Salle County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2015. 
  4. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 87. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.