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.


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


  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.