Normandy, Illinois

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Normandy, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Normandy, Illinois is located in Illinois
Normandy, Illinois
Normandy, Illinois
Normandy, Illinois is located in the US
Normandy, Illinois
Normandy, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°33′43″N 89°38′57″W / 41.56194°N 89.64917°W / 41.56194; -89.64917Coordinates: 41°33′43″N 89°38′57″W / 41.56194°N 89.64917°W / 41.56194; -89.64917
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Elevation 653 ft (199 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 414550[1]

Normandy is an unincorporated community in Bureau County, Illinois, United States, located on Illinois Route 92, west of Walnut.

History[edit]

A post office called Normandy was established in 1902, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1978.[2] The community was named for the Norman family, the original owners of the town site.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "Bureau County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 23 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Chicago and North Western Railway Company (1908). A History of the Origin of the Place Names Connected with the Chicago & North Western and Chicago, St. Paul, Minneapolis & Omaha Railways. p. 108.