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Dayton, Illinois
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry County
Township Colona Township
184 m (604 ft)
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 309
GNIS feature ID 0407006

Dayton is an unincorporated community in Colona Township, Henry County, Illinois, United States.


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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