Berlin, Illinois

City: Berlin

County: Sangamon

State: Illinois

Lat/Long: 39.758473, -89.903725

In 1832, Henry Yates opened a store in western Sangamon County on the state road from Springfield to Jacksonville, and around that store grew the settlement of Berlin. The town was formally laid out in 1836.

History of Sangamon County, Illinois (Chicago: Inter-State, 1881), 932.