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Limerick, Illinois
Country United States
State Illinois
County Bureau
Elevation
732 ft (223 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 815 & 779
GNIS feature ID 422914

Limerick is an unincorporated community in Bureau County, Illinois, United States, located on Illinois Route 26, north of Princeton.

History

A post office called Limerick was established in 1857, and remained in operation until 1892. The community was named for George Limerick, a pioneer settler.

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