Duncan Mills, Illinois

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Duncan Mills, Illinois
Unincorporated community
DuncanMills is located in Illinois
DuncanMills
Duncan
Mills
DuncanMills is located in USA
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Coordinates: 40°20′24″N 90°11′27″W / 40.34000°N 90.19083°W / 40.34000; -90.19083Coordinates: 40°20′24″N 90°11′27″W / 40.34000°N 90.19083°W / 40.34000; -90.19083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Elevation 479 ft (146 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 407486[1]

Duncan Mills is an unincorporated community in Fulton County, Illinois, United States. Duncan Mills is located at the junction of US 24, US 136, and IL 100 south of Lewistown.

History[edit]

A post office called Duncans Mills was established in 1858, and remained in operation until 1905.[2] The community was named for George Duncan, the owner of a local mill.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Fulton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015. 
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 99. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.