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Damascus, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Stephenson
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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