Zanesville, Illinois facts for kids

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Zanesville, Illinois
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Illinois
County Montgomery
Elevation 646 ft (197 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 217
GNIS feature ID 423346

Zanesville is an unincorporated community in Zanesville Township, Montgomery County, Illinois, United States. Zanesville is 4.4 miles (7.1 km) west of Raymond. The community was established around 1828; it was originally named Leesburg after founder George Brewer's merchant friend Robert E. Lee. Settlers from Zanesville, Ohio changed the name to Zanesville. A post office opened in the community on June 26, 1838, under the name Hamlet; its name was changed to Zanesville in 1839.


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