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Delhi
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jersey
Township Mississippi
Elevation 600 ft (182.9 m)
Coordinates 39°02′43″N 90°15′21″W / 39.04528°N 90.25583°W / 39.04528; -90.25583
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code 618

Delhi is an unincorporated community in Jersey County, Illinois, United States. It is located about five miles southeast of Jerseyville and about seven miles northwest of Godfrey along US Highway 67.

History

Delhi was originally called Lurton's, and under the latter name was founded by the Lurton family, and named for them. A post office was established at Lurton's in 1833, and the post office was renamed Delhi in 1836.

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