Dorsey, Illinois

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Dorsey, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Dorsey, Illinois is located in Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois is located in the US
Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°58′25″N 90°00′05″W / 38.97361°N 90.00139°W / 38.97361; -90.00139Coordinates: 38°58′25″N 90°00′05″W / 38.97361°N 90.00139°W / 38.97361; -90.00139
Country United States
State Illinois
County Madison
Elevation 587 ft (179 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62021
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 422634[1]

Dorsey is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Illinois, United States. Dorsey is located in Moro Township, 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northeast of Bethalto.[2] Dorsey has a post office with ZIP code 62021.[3]

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Dorsey since 1857.[4] The community bears the name of Samuel L. Dorsey, a local pioneer.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dorsey, Illinois
  2. ^ Madison County, Illinois General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-04. 
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  5. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.