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Elwin, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Macon
Elevation 712 ft (217 m)
Population (2009)
 • Total 163
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
GNIS feature ID 407975

Elwin is an unincorporated community in South Wheatland Township, Macon County, Illinois. The community is located on U.S. Route 51 in the central portion of the county. Elwin was named after its founders, Elwood and Martin.


Elwin is located at 39°51′6″N 88°56′39″W / 39.85167°N 88.94417°W / 39.85167; -88.94417 (39.851636, -88.944228). Centrally located within its township, it was once known as S. Wheatland.

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