Willey Station, Illinois

Willey Station, Illinois

Willey Station is an unincorporated community in Christian County, Illinois, United States. It lies on land donated by [http://genealogytrails.com/ill/christian/willeyAndrewJackson.html Israel Willey] , for whom it was named. He arrived in Christian County in 1845. The town was laid out by [http://genealogytrails.com/ill/christian/willeyStephen.html Stephen Willey] , who built and owned the station house. He arrived in Illinois in 1843, when he was 16 years old, with his parents.

Willey Station is located at coord|39|35|49|N|89|14|0|W (39.5969883, -89.2334185). [gnis|423311]

As early as 1884, there was a post office in Willey Station. [http://genealogytrails.com/ill/postoffices.html Genealogy Trails]

Notable residents

*New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine [http://www.nga.org/portal/site/nga/menuitem.29fab9fb4add37305ddcbeeb501010a0/?vgnextoid=9db05b07f60c8010VgnVCM1000001a01010aRCRD National Governors Association]

External links

* [http://www.genealogytrails.com/ill/christian/index.html Christian County]

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