Lake Fork, Illinois
|Elevation||596 ft (182 m)|
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|Postal code||62541 |
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Lake Fork was laid out in 1881. The community is named after Buffalo Lake, a now-vanished prairie wetland in southern Logan County on the upper reaches of the Lake Fork of Salt Creek. A post office called Lake Fork has been in operation since 1881.
- Stringer, Lawrence Beaumont (1911). History of Logan County, Illinois: A Record of Its Settlement, Organization, Progress, and Achievement. Unigraphic. p. 633.
- "Logan County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 January 2016.
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