Dressor, Illinois

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Dressor, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Dressor is located in Illinois
Dressor
Dressor
Dressor is located in the US
Dressor
Dressor
Coordinates: 39°10′23″N 89°03′04″W / 39.17306°N 89.05111°W / 39.17306; -89.05111Coordinates: 39°10′23″N 89°03′04″W / 39.17306°N 89.05111°W / 39.17306; -89.05111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fayette
Township Ramsey
Elevation 600 ft (200 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 422635[1]

Dressor is an unincorporated community in Ramsey Township, Fayette County, Illinois, United States. Dressor is 3.7 miles (6.0 km) northeast of Ramsey.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Dressor in 1888, and remained in operation until 1942.[2] Nathaniel Dressor, the original owner of the town site, gave the community his name.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Dressor". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ "Fayette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 98. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.