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Summer Hill
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Pike
Coordinates 39°32′47″N 90°55′09″W / 39.54639°N 90.91917°W / 39.54639; -90.91917
Population 250 (2000)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 62363
Area code 217
Location of Summer Hill within Illinois
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Location of Summer Hill within Illinois
Location of Illinois in the United States
Location of Illinois in the United States

Summer Hill is an unincorporated community in Pike County, Illinois, United States. U.S. Route 54 runs through the town.

History

Lyman Scott founded Summer Hill in 1845, one year after building a summer home at the site. Scott, a prominent local merchant, established and funded the community's first school shortly thereafter. Scott's house, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the oldest surviving home in the community.


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