Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Lost Towns of Illinois - Elm Point, Illinois.

Elm Point was a former settlement village in Bond County, Illinois, which . Elm was south of Donnellson. Elm Point appeared on maps as late as 1876. 

The townsite was on Illinois State Route 127, the dividing line between Lagrange Township (east) and Shoal Creek Township (west). 

On May 17, 1856 the town of Elm Point was laid out by Anthony Hill, for William P. Libby. It is located about nine miles in a northwesterly direction from the town of Greenville and was south of Donnellson. It was on the prairie and was surrounded by a well cultivated country but never made much improvement. Elm Point had a post office. 

Elm Point no longer exists but there is a road named Elm Point Avenue where the village once was.
Elm Point Avenue

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