Galton, Illinois facts for kids
|Elevation||650 ft (200 m)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||408860|
The community was named after Douglas Galton, a British actuary who visited Illinois several times to examine the books of the Illinois Central Railroad on behalf of Dutch and British investors. In 1883, a post office was established.
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