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Velma is an unincorporated community in Christian County, Illinois, United States. It lies at 39°30′53″N 89°13′57″W / 39.51472°N 89.2325°W / 39.51472; -89.2325.

A post office was established in 1894. The first postmaster, Hiram Shumway, named the hamlet for his daughter Velma.

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