Walker, Illinois

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Walker, Illinois
Walker, Illinois is located in Illinois
Walker, Illinois
Walker, Illinois
Walker, Illinois is located in the United States
Walker, Illinois
Walker, Illinois
Coordinates: 39°40′35″N 89°00′24″W / 39.67639°N 89.00667°W / 39.67639; -89.00667Coordinates: 39°40′35″N 89°00′24″W / 39.67639°N 89.00667°W / 39.67639; -89.00667
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMacon
Elevation
646 ft (197 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)217
GNIS feature ID423279[1]

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

History[edit]

A post office called Walker was established in 1881, and remained in operation until 1940.[2] The community has the name of J. W. Walker.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Walker, Illinois
  2. ^ "Post Offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 February 2018.
  3. ^ Illinois Central Magazine. Illinois Central Railroad Company. 1922. p. 44.