Poverty Ridge, Illinois

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Poverty Ridge, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Poverty Ridge is located in Illinois
Poverty Ridge
Poverty
Ridge
Poverty Ridge is located in the US
Poverty Ridge
Poverty
Ridge
Coordinates: 40°27′43″N 90°20′27″W / 40.46194°N 90.34083°W / 40.46194; -90.34083Coordinates: 40°27′43″N 90°20′27″W / 40.46194°N 90.34083°W / 40.46194; -90.34083
Country United States
State Illinois
County Fulton
Elevation 663 ft (202 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 1802240[1]

Poverty Ridge is an unincorporated community in Fulton County, Illinois, United States,[1] about eleven miles northwest of Lewistown.[2] Its elevation is 633 feet (202 m), and it is located at 40°27′43″N 90°20′27″W / 40.46194°N 90.34083°W / 40.46194; -90.34083 (40.4619856, -90.3409579).[1] The community is named for a line of hills near Seville, which likewise is named Poverty Ridge.[2]

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