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Jamestown is located in Illinois
Location in Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Time zone UTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)

Jamestown, Illinois is an unincorporated community located in Clinton County, Illinois. United States.


The first settlement near Jamestown was made in 1817 by John King and his brother-in-law. In the 1840s and 1850s many German farmers settled in the area. There is weekly townhall meeting at Tinas.join us for the yearly parade on May 7th. Celebrating 199 years. Jamestown itself was founded on June 4, 1850, by William Lenox and James Massey.

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