Dayton, Henry County, Illinois facts for kids
|Elevation||184 m (604 ft)|
|Time zone||CST (UTC-6)|
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One of the oldest towns in the county, the town of Dayton was laid out in October 1836. It was once a stop on the Chicago, Dixon and Rock Island stage route. The community most likely took its name after Dayton, Ohio.
The town is located in the northwest part of the county just south of Cleveland.
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