Wakefield, Illinois facts for kids
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|Elevation||492 ft (150 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-6 (Central (CST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-5 (CDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||420382|
Wakefield is an unincorporated community in Richland County, Illinois, United States. Wakefield is 11.5 miles (18.5 km) northwest of Olney. Chemist Reynold C. Fuson was born near Wakefield. Wakefield was a booming community in the early 1900s. There was a grocery store, post office, garage and a church named Liberty Baptist Church.
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