|Elevation||712 ft (217 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||407975|
Elwin is an unincorporated community in South Wheatland Township, Macon County, Illinois. The community is located on U.S. Route 51 in the central portion of the county. Elwin was named after its founders, Elwood and Martin.
Elwin is located at  Centrally located within its township, it was once known as S. Wheatland.(39.851636, -88.944228).
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Elwin, Illinois
- Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. Govt. Print. Off. p. 118.
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