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Ophiem
Unincorporated community
Country  United States
State  Illinois
County Henry County
Township Lynn Township
Elevation 227 m (745 ft)
ZIP code 61468
GNIS feature ID 0415140

Ophiem is an unincorporated community in Lynn Township, Henry County, Illinois, United States.

It was founded in 1850 by Johannes and Carl Johan Samuelson, who named it "Opphem", after their family farm in Sweden.

A post office was established in 1871.

Geography

Ophiem is located at 41°15′09″N 90°23′15″W / 41.2525°N 90.3875°W / 41.2525; -90.3875 at an elevation of 745 feet.


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