Salisbury, Illinois

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Salisbury, Illinois
Salisbury, Illinois is located in Illinois
Salisbury, Illinois
Salisbury, Illinois
Salisbury, Illinois is located in the United States
Salisbury, Illinois
Salisbury, Illinois
Coordinates: 39°53′23″N 89°47′53″W / 39.88972°N 89.79806°W / 39.88972; -89.79806Coordinates: 39°53′23″N 89°47′53″W / 39.88972°N 89.79806°W / 39.88972; -89.79806
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountySangamon
Elevation
594 ft (181 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)217
GNIS feature ID417892[1]

Salisbury is an unincorporated community located in Sangamon County, Illinois. It is located on Illinois Route 97, 11 miles (18 km) northwest of Springfield.[2] Salisbury was once located in its own rural township, Salisbury Township. After Salisbury Township dissolved itself in 1989, the Salisbury area joined the adjacent Gardner Township, with postal addresses being assigned to the neighboring village of Pleasant Plains about seven miles to the southwest.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Evelyn Brandt Thomas, farm chemicals manufacture/distribution innovator

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Salisbury". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Illinois Atlas and Gazetteer. Freeport, Maine: DeLorme Mapping. 1991. ISBN 978-0-89933-213-0.