Providence, Illinois

Providence is an unincorporated community in Bureau County, Illinois, United States, located west-southwest of Tiskilwa. In 1836 A group of 72 stockholders from Providence, Rhode Island created plans for a colony in Illinois. The group purchased 17,000 acres of land. In 1837 around 40 individuals came to live on the land which became Providence, Illinois.
  • Elevation: 925 ft (282 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: Illinois
  • County: Bureau
  • Area code(s): 815 & 779
  • GNIS feature ID: 416247
  • Time zone: UTC-6 (Central (CST))
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