Duncan, Illinois

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Duncan, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Duncan, Illinois is located in Illinois
Duncan, Illinois
Duncan, Illinois
Duncan, Illinois is located in the US
Duncan, Illinois
Duncan, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°59′01″N 89°47′21″W / 40.98361°N 89.78917°W / 40.98361; -89.78917Coordinates: 40°59′01″N 89°47′21″W / 40.98361°N 89.78917°W / 40.98361; -89.78917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Stark
Elevation 659 ft (201 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 407481[1]

Duncan is an unincorporated community in Stark County, Illinois, United States, located 4 miles (6.4 km) north-northwest of Princeville.

History[edit]

Duncan was laid out ca. 1870.[2] The community is named for James H. Duncan, a United States Congressman from Massachusetts from 1849-1853.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Duncan, Illinois
  2. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 99. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 110.