Dillon, Illinois

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Dillon, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Dillon, Illinois is located in Illinois
Dillon, Illinois
Dillon, Illinois
Dillon, Illinois is located in the US
Dillon, Illinois
Dillon, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°28′36″N 89°32′17″W / 40.47667°N 89.53806°W / 40.47667; -89.53806Coordinates: 40°28′36″N 89°32′17″W / 40.47667°N 89.53806°W / 40.47667; -89.53806
Country United States
State Illinois
County Tazewell
Elevation 627 ft (191 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 407219[1]

Dillon is an unincorporated community in Tazewell County, in the U.S. state of Illinois.[1]

History[edit]

Dillon was laid out in 1836, and named in honor of Nathan Dillon, a county official.[2] The Dillon post office was discontinued in 1901.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dillon, Illinois
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 93. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Tazewell County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.