Deers, Illinois facts for kids
Town sign for Deers, IL
|Elevation||692 ft (211 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
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Deers is an unincorporated community in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. There are only two houses in Deers. There is a sign on a utility pole "Deers Population: Few". The grain elevator has been razed. Deers was formerly served by Norfolk and Western Railway, but that branch line was removed in 1991. Deers is southeast of Urbana.
A post office was established at Deers in 1887, and remained in operation until 1913. The community's name honors Thomas Deer, a local pioneer.
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