Marblehead, Illinois

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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Township Fall Creek
Coordinates 39°50′23″N 91°22′07″W / 39.83972°N 91.36861°W / 39.83972; -91.36861Coordinates: 39°50′23″N 91°22′07″W / 39.83972°N 91.36861°W / 39.83972; -91.36861
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Marblehead within Illinois
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Location of Illinois in the United States

Marblehead is an unincorporated community in Adams County, Illinois, United States, just south of Quincy. Illinois State Route 57 is the main auxiliary route through the town and travels north to the business district of Quincy or south to Interstate 72 (near Hannibal, Missouri).

The community is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area.

Lake Marblehead[edit]

Marblehead is prone to flooding and during the Flood of 2008, the town was flooded with water from the Mississippi River. A temporary "Lake Marblehead" was formed when the flood plain flooded. It was named so as a satire joke.[1]


  1. ^ Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio -Going with the flow in Marblehead