Edgington, Illinois

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Edgington, Illinois
Edgington, Illinois is located in Illinois
Edgington, Illinois
Edgington, Illinois
Edgington, Illinois is located in the United States
Edgington, Illinois
Edgington, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°23′13″N 90°45′50″W / 41.38694°N 90.76389°W / 41.38694; -90.76389Coordinates: 41°23′13″N 90°45′50″W / 41.38694°N 90.76389°W / 41.38694; -90.76389
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyRock Island
Elevation
781 ft (238 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)309
GNIS feature ID426951[1]

Edgington is an unincorporated community in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Edgington is located on Illinois Route 192, 4 miles (6.4 km) southwest of Andalusia.

History[edit]

The Edgington post office closed in 1920.[2] The community's name honors Daniel and John Edgington, pioneer settlers.[3] Kate Anderson is the current Mayor of the township

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "Rock Island County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.