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Welcome to Milo ...

Milo is located in Bureau County<1>.

The location of Milo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Milo is 880 feet [268 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Milo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Milo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Milo - they are located in Alabama, Alberta, Arkansas, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio (2), Oklahoma, Oregon, Prince Edward Island, Tennessee, Utah, West Virginia (2) and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Milo.

Communities near Milo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Milo.

  • Kewanee [Henry County]
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    • Kewanee [Henry County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Milo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,174 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kewanee
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kewanee<5>
  • Princeton [Bureau County]
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    • Princeton [Bureau County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Milo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,403 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<5>
  • Chillicothe [Peoria County]
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    • Chillicothe [Peoria County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Milo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,955 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chillicothe
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chillicothe<5>
  • Henry [Marshall County]
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    • Henry [Marshall County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Milo
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,230 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry<5>
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    • Lacon [Marshall County]
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      • Lacon [Marshall County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Milo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,713 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lacon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacon<5>
    • De Pue [Bureau County]
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      • De Pue [Bureau County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Milo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,665 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Pue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on De Pue
    • Granville [Putnam County]
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      • Granville [Putnam County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Milo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Granville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granville<5>
    • Wyoming [Stark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyoming
      • Wyoming [Stark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Milo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,253 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyoming
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyoming<5>
    • Toulon [Stark County]
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      • Toulon [Stark County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Milo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,144 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toulon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toulon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toulon<5>
    • Wyanet [Bureau County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyanet
      • Wyanet [Bureau County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Milo
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 914 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyanet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyanet
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyanet<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Milo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Milo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Milo. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Milo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Milo. See our Newspapers Page for Milo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milo ...

Looking for more information about Milo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Milo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Milo.

Adding Milo to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Milo in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Milo was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

We also found Milo in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Milo on our Genealogy Page.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Milo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Bureau, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Milo) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1925, Longitude: -89.5823       In this case, the coordinates for Milo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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