Denver, Illinois

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Denver
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Township Harmony
Elevation 672 ft (204.8 m)
Coordinates 40°17′26″N 91°06′25″W / 40.29056°N 91.10694°W / 40.29056; -91.10694Coordinates: 40°17′26″N 91°06′25″W / 40.29056°N 91.10694°W / 40.29056; -91.10694
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62321
Location of Denver within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States

Denver is a small unincorporated community located in rural Harmony Township in Hancock County in the U.S. state of Illinois, about eight miles south of Carthage and about 30 miles northeast of Quincy.

History[edit]

Denver was laid out in 1863, and named after Denver, Colorado.[1] A post office was established at Denver in 1863, and remained in operation until 1976.[2]

Geography[edit]

Denver is at latitude 40°17'26" north and longitude 91°06'25" west. The ZIP code is 62321 (for Carthage) and the FIPS place code is 19473. The elevation is 672 feet above sea level.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  2. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Denver, Illinois

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