Dixon Springs, Illinois

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Dixon Springs, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Dixon Springs, Illinois is located in Illinois
Dixon Springs, Illinois
Dixon Springs, Illinois
Coordinates: 37°23′04″N 88°40′07″W / 37.38444°N 88.66861°W / 37.38444; -88.66861Coordinates: 37°23′04″N 88°40′07″W / 37.38444°N 88.66861°W / 37.38444; -88.66861
Country United States
State Illinois
County Pope
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 407260[1]

Dixon Springs is an unincorporated community in Pope County, Illinois, United States. Dixon Springs is 10 miles (16 km) west of Golconda.

History[edit]

Dixon Springs was named after William Dixon, the first settler, in 1848. In the early 1900s it became a favorite summer resort.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Pope County Historical Reminiscences". genealogytrails.com. Illinois Genealogy Trails. Retrieved 22 August 2015.