Delafield, Illinois

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Delafield, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Delafield is located in Illinois
Delafield is located in the US
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.


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]


  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. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 3 November 2015.