Darwin, Illinois

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Darwin, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Darwin, Illinois is located in Illinois
Darwin, Illinois
Darwin, Illinois
Darwin, Illinois is located in the US
Darwin, Illinois
Darwin, Illinois
Coordinates: 39°17′00″N 87°36′43″W / 39.28333°N 87.61194°W / 39.28333; -87.61194Coordinates: 39°17′00″N 87°36′43″W / 39.28333°N 87.61194°W / 39.28333; -87.61194
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clark
Elevation 466 ft (142 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 406956[1]

Darwin is an unincorporated community in Darwin Township, Clark County, Illinois, United States. Darwin is located along the Wabash River across from the state of Indiana.

Darwin was originally called McClare's Bluff, and under the latter name had its start in the 1820s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 88. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.