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Meyer is an unincorporated community in Adams County, Illinois, United States. It has a population of approximately 10 full-time residents as of mid-2009, due to the flood of 2008. The community is part of the Quincy, IL–MO Micropolitan Statistical Area. It is the westernmost community in Illinois.
Meyer sits in a fertile flood plain along the east bank of the Mississippi River in northwestern Adams County. The river plays a significant role in the area's local economy. A large grain elevator lies to the south of the community.
On June 18, the Meyer levee was compromised, although most of the residents had left following a voluntary order earlier in the week.
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