Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois is located in Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois is located in the United States
Dorsey, Illinois
Dorsey, Illinois
Coordinates: 38°58′25″N 90°00′05″W / 38.97361°N 90.00139°W / 38.97361; -90.00139Coordinates: 38°58′25″N 90°00′05″W / 38.97361°N 90.00139°W / 38.97361; -90.00139
CountryUnited States
StateIllinois
CountyMadison
Elevation
587 ft (179 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
62021
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID422634[1]

Dorsey is an unincorporated community in Madison County, Illinois, United States. Dorsey is located in Moro Township, 6 miles (9.7 km) north-northeast of Bethalto.[2] Dorsey has a post office with ZIP code 62021.[3]

History

A post office has been in operation at Dorsey since 1857.[4] The community bears the name of Samuel L. Dorsey, a local pioneer.[5]

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Dorsey, Illinois
  2. ^ Madison County, Illinois General Highway Map (PDF) (Map). Illinois Department of Transportation. 2009. Retrieved 2010-09-04.
  3. ^ ZIP Code Lookup Archived June 15, 2011, at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ "Madison County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  5. ^ Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 96. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.