Profile for Elwin, Illinois, IL
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Elwin is in Macon County, in the Decatur metro area.
The community was named after two founders, Elwood and Martin
The latitude of Elwin is 39.778N. The longitude is -88.98W.
It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.
Former and merged names include:
· Mount Gilead
· South Wheatland
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Macon County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elwin political report.
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