|Named for||John E. Hillis|
|Elevation||919 ft (280 m)|
|GNIS feature ID||449669|
Hillisburg was laid out in 1874 by John Etherton Hillis (1840-1904), a local businessman and financier, and by 1886 had two general stores, two drug stores, a blacksmith shop, a saw mill, a grist mill and a grain elevator. In the early 1900s it was also home to the Hillisburg Bank, two churches (Christian and Methodist Episcopalian) and Masonic Lodge #550.
The Hillisburg post office was discontinued in 1992.
Hillisburg is located at.
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