Corinth, Illinois

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Corinth, Illinois
Corinth, Illinois is located in Illinois
Corinth, Illinois
Corinth, Illinois
Corinth, Illinois is located in the United States
Corinth, Illinois
Corinth, Illinois
Coordinates: 37°49′08″N 88°46′35″W / 37.81889°N 88.77639°W / 37.81889; -88.77639Coordinates: 37°49′08″N 88°46′35″W / 37.81889°N 88.77639°W / 37.81889; -88.77639
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyWilliamson
Elevation
518 ft (158 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID406585[1]

Corinth is an unincorporated community in Williamson County, Illinois, United States. Corinth is 8 miles (13 km) east of Johnston City, it is located in the north side of Section 21, Township 8 South, Range 4 East of the Third Principal Meridian, at the crossroads of Corinth Road and Paulton/Thompsonville Roads.[2]

History[edit]

Originally Roberts' Prairie and Roberts' Settlement. A post office was established 16 August 1864 and discontinued operations on 15 June 1911.The area is now served by the post office at Thompsonville, Illinois.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ 2005. Williamson County, IL, Land Atlas & Plat Book. St. Cloud, Minn.: Cloud Cartographics. 27.
  3. ^ James N. Adams, comp. 1989. Illinois Place Names. Springfield, Ill.: Illinois State Historical Society. 329.