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Sharpsburg, Illinois
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Coordinates: 39°36′50″N 89°21′04″W / 39.61389°N 89.35111°W / 39.61389; -89.35111Coordinates: 39°36′50″N 89°21′04″W / 39.61389°N 89.35111°W / 39.61389; -89.35111
Country United States
State Illinois
County Christian
Elevation
600 ft (200 m)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 418298

Sharpsburg (also Sharpsburgh) is an unincorporated community in Christian County, Illinois, United States. It is the birthplace of Native American scholar John Neihardt, author of Black Elk Speaks and many other works.

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