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Mira, Illinois
Mira, Illinois is located in Illinois
Mira, Illinois
Mira, Illinois
Location in Illinois
Mira, Illinois is located in the United States
Mira, Illinois
Mira, Illinois
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Illinois
County Champaign
Elevation
692 ft (211 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 422989

Mira (or Myra Station) is an unincorporated community in Champaign County, Illinois, United States. It was formerly a stop on a branch of the Wabash Railroad with a grain elevator, but the elevator was removed in 1986, leaving the name behind but no train station. It was named for a 'prominent resident of [the] vicinity', Myra Silver; one contemporary newspaper article states she was killed by a train at the station.

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