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Dayton, Illinois
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Illinois
County LaSalle
Area
 • Total 2.294 sq mi (5.94 km2)
 • Land 2.249 sq mi (5.82 km2)
 • Water 0.045 sq mi (0.12 km2)
Elevation 564 ft (172 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 537
 • Density 234.09/sq mi (90.38/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 407005

Dayton is a census-designated place in LaSalle County, Illinois, United States. The community was built along the Fox River a few miles north of Ottawa. As of the 2010 census, its population was 537.

A large share of the early settlers being natives of Dayton, Ohio caused the name to be selected.

Coordinates: 41°23′07″N 88°47′38″W / 41.3854°N 88.7940°W / 41.3854; -88.7940


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