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Dow is located in Illinois
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Jersey
Township Mississippi
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Postal code
Area code(s) 618

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


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


Dow was served by the public K-12 Jersey Community Unit School District 100. District schools in Dow included Dow Elementary School. The school was closed in June 2011 due to district realignment.

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