Beason Illinois 

Beason, Illinois

Beason is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) located in Oran Township, Logan County, Illinois, United States. Situated one mile (1.6 km) south of Illinois Route 10, Beason is a small community with a rich history. As of the 2020 census, Beason had a population of 147 residents.

History Established on July 29, 1872, by Silas Beason, the town bears his name to this day. Initially, Beason served as a stop on the Havana, Lincoln, and Eastern Railroad, now part of the Illinois Central Railroad. The town's first store, a grocery, was opened by Berryman H. Pendleton, who later became Beason's inaugural postmaster. Beason's school was constructed in 1893, followed by the building of its Methodist church in 1904.

Beason Illinois May 29, 2024
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