Delafield, Illinois

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Delafield, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Delafield, Illinois is located in Illinois
Delafield, Illinois
Delafield, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°08′52″N 88°36′10″W / 38.14778°N 88.60278°W / 38.14778; -88.60278Coordinates: 38°08′52″N 88°36′10″W / 38.14778°N 88.60278°W / 38.14778; -88.60278
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hamilton
Elevation 413 ft (126 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 407101[1]

Delafield is an unincorporated community in Dahlgren Township, Hamilton County, Illinois, United States. Delafield is located on Illinois Route 142, 5.5 miles (8.9 km) northwest of McLeansboro.

History[edit]

Delafield was founded in 1872 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office was established at Delafield in 1872, and remained in operation until 1953.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Delafield, Illinois
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 90. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Hamilton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 November 2015.