Durley, Illinois

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Durley, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Durley, Illinois is located in Illinois
Durley, Illinois
Durley, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°56′04″N 89°22′05″W / 38.93444°N 89.36806°W / 38.93444; -89.36806Coordinates: 38°56′04″N 89°22′05″W / 38.93444°N 89.36806°W / 38.93444; -89.36806
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bond
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 422644[1]

Durley is an unincorporated community in Bond County, Illinois, United States. Durley is northeast of Greenville near Governor Bond Lake.

History[edit]

Durley was laid out in the 1880s.[2] The community bears the name of Horatio Durley, a local pioneer.[2] A post office was established at Durley in 1888, and remained in operation until 1903.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 102. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7. 
  3. ^ "Bond County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.