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Welcome to Junction ...
Although we found mention of Junction during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Junction was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than a locale or some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it was a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..
While we are confident that Junction was located in Macon County, we don't know its actual location within the county.
We've added Junction to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Junction - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Junction, please Contact Us.
Time Zone: The area where we believe that Junction might be (or was) located is in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
We believe that Junction would be found within the (217) area code.
Communities Also Named Junction ...
While we believe that this Junction is located in Macon County, we know of another 2 Illinois communities named Junction. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bureau and Gallatin County.
Beyond Illinois, there are 48 communities that are also named Junction - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Idaho, Indiana (6), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (4).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Junction.
Adding Junction to Our Gazetteer ...
Our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Junction was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).
We also found Junction in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Junction on our Genealogy Page.
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022