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Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Adams
Township Burton
Elevation 656 m (2,152 ft)
Coordinates 39°54′17″N 091°14′57″W / 39.90472°N 91.24917°W / 39.90472; -91.24917
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62301 (Quincy)
Area code 217
Location of Burton within Illinois
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Location of Burton within Illinois
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Burton is an unincorporated community in Adams County about four miles east of Quincy.

Burton was platted ca. 1836. A post office called Burton was established in 1840, and remained in operation until 1922.

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