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Cheneyville
Grain elevator in Cheneyville
Grain elevator in Cheneyville
Vermilion County's location in Illinois
Vermilion County's location in Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Vermilion County
Township Grant Township
Established 1871
Elevation
725 ft (221 m)
ZIP code
60942
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 0406006

Cheneyville is an unincorporated community in Grant Township, Vermilion County, Illinois.

History

Cheneyville was founded in 1871 and platted in 1880. It was named for J. H. Cheney, the vice-president of the Lake Erie and Western Railroad. A telephone system was installed in 1888 and soon had to be expanded due to rising demand.

Geography

Cheneyville is located at 40°28′9″N 87°35′5″W / 40.46917°N 87.58472°W / 40.46917; -87.58472 (40.4692031, -87.5847437), about four miles east of the village of Hoopeston and less than two miles south of the northern border of the county.

Church in Cheneyville, Illinois
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