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Deers, Illinois
Town sign for Deers, IL
Town sign for Deers, IL
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
692 ft (211 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 422611

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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