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Dow
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jersey
Township Mississippi
Coordinates 39°00′47″N 90°20′31″W / 39.013°N 90.342°W / 39.013; -90.342
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 62022
Area code 618

Dow is an unincorporated community in Jersey County, Illinois, United States.

History

Dow was laid out in 1883 when the railroad was extended to that point. The community derives its name from its founder, John McDow.

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