Eden, Randolph County, Illinois facts for kids

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Eden, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Randolph
Elevation 535 ft (163 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 407764

Eden is an unincorporated community in Randolph County, Illinois, United States. Eden is located at the junction of Illinois Route 153 and Illinois Route 154, 1.9 miles (3.1 km) east of Sparta.

The community is best known for supposedly containing a "station" (safe house) for escaped slaves along the Underground Railroad coming up from Chester on their way to Canada during the American Civil War.


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