Harness, Illinois

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Harness, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Harness, Illinois is located in Illinois
Harness, Illinois
Harness, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°14′51″N 89°35′30″W / 40.24750°N 89.59167°W / 40.24750; -89.59167Coordinates: 40°14′51″N 89°35′30″W / 40.24750°N 89.59167°W / 40.24750; -89.59167
Country United States
State Illinois
County Logan
Elevation 561 ft (171 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 422773[1]

Harness is an unincorporated community in Logan County, Illinois, United States. Harness is located west of Hartsburg and south of San Jose.

The town of Harness was laid out, April 18, 1900, by Daniel R. Harness, from whom it receives its name. It is located on section nineteen of Prairie Creek township on the Springfield and Peoria branch of the Chicago & Alton railroad between San Jose and New Holland.[2]