Athens, Illinois

City: Athens

County: Menard

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.957662, -89.724871

Situated in the southeastern portion of Menard County about a mile from the Sangamon River, Athens was surveyed and platted in 1831. The village was incorporated in 1859.

The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 340-41, 343.