Joslin, Illinois

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Joslin, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Joslin, Illinois is located in Illinois
Joslin, Illinois
Joslin, Illinois
Joslin, Illinois is located in the US
Joslin, Illinois
Joslin, Illinois
Coordinates: 41°33′26″N 90°13′19″W / 41.55722°N 90.22194°W / 41.55722; -90.22194Coordinates: 41°33′26″N 90°13′19″W / 41.55722°N 90.22194°W / 41.55722; -90.22194
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyRock Island
Elevation581 ft (177 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)309
GNIS feature ID411258[1]

Joslin is an unincorporated community in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Joslin is located on Illinois Route 92 near Interstate 88.

Tyson operates a beef slaughter plant in Joslin.

History[edit]

The Joslin Fairgrounds were the original site of the Rock Island County Fair, from the first fair in 1892 until the late 1920s.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ Coopman, David T. Rock Island County. Charlseton SC, Chicago IL, Portsmouth NH, San Francisco CA: Acadia Publishing, 2008.