Porterville, Illinois facts for kids

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Porterville, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Crawford
Elevation 538 ft (164 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 618
GNIS feature ID 416048

Porterville, also known as Eaton, is an unincorporated community in Crawford County, Illinois, United States. Porterville is 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northwest of Robinson. The community was platted as East Berlin and first saw growth when Richard Porter opened a blacksmith shop there in 1850. A post office opened under the name Eaton in 1852 and closed at a later date.

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