Damascus, Illinois facts for kids
|Elevation||771 ft (235 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|Area code(s)||815 & 779|
|GNIS feature ID||422602|
Damascus is an unincorporated community in Harlem and Waddams townships, Stephenson County, Illinois. Damascus is located at the junction of County Routes 5 and 26, 3.75 miles (6.04 km) west of Cedarville.
Damascus was laid out in 1837. A post office was established in 1854, and remained in operation until 1906.
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