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Jamestown
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Clinton
Coordinates 38°44′7″N 89°31′8″W / 38.73528°N 89.51889°W / 38.73528; -89.51889
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Location of Jamestown within Illinois
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Location of Jamestown within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States

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

History

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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