Randolph, Illinois

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Randolph, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Randolph, Illinois is located in Illinois
Randolph, Illinois
Randolph, Illinois
Randolph, Illinois is located in the US
Randolph, Illinois
Randolph, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°22′34″N 88°58′49″W / 40.37611°N 88.98028°W / 40.37611; -88.98028Coordinates: 40°22′34″N 88°58′49″W / 40.37611°N 88.98028°W / 40.37611; -88.98028
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMcLean
Elevation781 ft (238 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)309
GNIS feature ID423100[1]

Randolph is an unincorporated community in McLean County, in the U.S. state of Illinois.[1]

History[edit]

A variant name was "Randolph Station".[1] A post office called Randolph's Grove was established in 1833, the name was changed to Randolph in 1862, and the post office closed in 1963.[2] The community has the name of Gardner Randolph, a pioneer settler.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Randolph
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. ^ Illinois Central Magazine. Illinois Central Railroad Company. 1922. p. 43.