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"Time Spent In Timewell Is Time Well Spent"

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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Timewell is approximately 147 (1990).
The approximate number of families is 63 (1990).
The amount of land area in Timewell is 1.342 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Timewell to Washington DC is 764 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 69 miles. (as the crow flies)
Timewell is positioned 40.00 degrees north of the equator and 90.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in the heart of Illinois, between the Illinois and Mississippi Rivers. Situated 30 miles East of Quincy, Illinois and about 60 miles West of Springfield
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History & History Related Items

Established around 1858 as Mounds Station by the Wabash Railroad the name was changed to TIMEWELL approximately 1908. The business men of the time were having considerable trouble with freight, there being another town in southern Illinois with the name of Mounds.
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The founding of Timewell



Mound Station was renamed Timewell sometime around the turn of the 20th century. At that time Mound Station ceased to exist, however the name still occurs from time to time on different maps.
TIMEWELL is a small farm community. Situated 30 miles East of Quincy, Illinois and about 60 miles West of Springfield, TIMEWELL enjoys the best of both - not too close, yet not too far away. A short drive in any direction brings employment, shopping, recreation and entertainment.
This information came from the Timewell webpage.
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Remember "Time Spent In Timewell Is Time Well Spent!"
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