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New Memphis, Illinois

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New Memphis, Illinois
New Memphis, Illinois
New Memphis, Illinois
New Memphis, Illinois
New Memphis, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°28′45″N 89°40′42″W / 38.47917°N 89.67833°W / 38.47917; -89.67833Coordinates: 38°28′45″N 89°40′42″W / 38.47917°N 89.67833°W / 38.47917; -89.67833
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyClinton
Elevation
420 ft (130 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62266
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID414445[1]

New Memphis is an unincorporated community in Clinton County, Illinois, United States. New Memphis is located near the junction of Illinois Route 160 and Illinois Route 177 6 miles (9.7 km) east of Mascoutah. New Memphis has a post office with ZIP code 62266.[2]

History

In 1862 a Lutheran church was built in the community. In 1865 the layout of the community was built and people starting, also in 1865 the first store was opened in the community. In 1867 a flour mill was opened in the community attracting more people to the community.[3]

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ ZIP Code Lookup
  3. ^ "New Memphis A Prosperous Village". clintonilgw. Retrieved 2 October 2021.


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