Eden, Peoria County, Illinois

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Eden, Illinois
Eden, Illinois is located in Illinois
Eden, Illinois
Eden, Illinois
Eden, Illinois is located in the United States
Eden, Illinois
Eden, Illinois
Coordinates: 40°41′20″N 89°49′58″W / 40.68889°N 89.83278°W / 40.68889; -89.83278Coordinates: 40°41′20″N 89°49′58″W / 40.68889°N 89.83278°W / 40.68889; -89.83278
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyPeoria
Elevation
728 ft (222 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)309
GNIS feature ID407765[1]

Eden is an unincorporated community in Logan Township, Peoria County, Illinois, United States. Eden is located on Eden Road and the Union Pacific Railroad 2 miles (3.2 km) west of Hanna City.[2]

History[edit]

Eden was originally called Milo, and under the latter name was founded in the 1880s when the railroad was extended to that point.[3] A post office was established under the name Eden in 1882, and remained in operation until the 1960s.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Eden". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Peoria County General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved July 3, 2012.
  3. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 104. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.
  4. ^ "Peoria County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.