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Durham, Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Hancock
Elevation
643 ft (196 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 422643

Durham is an unincorporated community in Hancock County, Illinois, United States. Durham is 6 miles (9.7 km) west of La Harpe.

History

Durham was laid out in 1839. A large share of the early settlers being natives of Durham, Connecticut caused the name to be selected. A post office was established at Durham in 1850, and remained in operation until 1905.

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