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|Elevation||643 ft (196 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||422643|
Durham was laid out in 1839. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Durham, Connecticut caused the name to be selected. A post office was established at Durham in 1850, and remained in operation until 1905.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Durham, Illinois
- Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 101. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
- "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
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