Denmark, Illinois

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Denmark, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Denmark, Illinois is located in Illinois
Denmark, Illinois
Denmark, Illinois
Denmark, Illinois is located in the US
Denmark, Illinois
Denmark, Illinois
Coordinates: 37°59′51″N 89°29′50″W / 37.99750°N 89.49722°W / 37.99750; -89.49722Coordinates: 37°59′51″N 89°29′50″W / 37.99750°N 89.49722°W / 37.99750; -89.49722
Country United States
State Illinois
County Perry
Elevation 440 ft (130 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 422617[1]

Denmark is an unincorporated community in Perry County, Illinois, United States. Denmark is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) southeast of Cutler.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Denmark in 1865, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The first postmaster being a Danish immigrant most likely caused the name to be selected.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.