Nevada, Ill. History

Nevada is a village in Nevada Township, seven miles west of Dwight, on the Peoria branch of the Chicago & Alton Railroad. The population is about 75 persons. It has Western Union and United States Express. A large amount of grain is shipped from this station.



                        Methodist Episcopal Church, Rev. F. R. Lord, pastor

            Secret Society:

                        Nevada Camp, No. 4070, Modern Woodmen of America


1898 Nevada Business Directory

            P. H. Langan, Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware and Farming Implements

                        And Postmaster.

            Mrs. Doran, Restaurant and Boarding House

            Frank McGowan, Blacksmith

            Carrington, Hannah & Co. –Michael Cahill, Manager, Grain

            Pope, Eachart Co. – P. H. Langan, Manager, Grain

            C. G. Barr, Grain

            J. Conway, Railroad and Express Agent

            Lyman Moore, Contractor and Builder

            J. J. Grennan, Hay Presser

            Charles Heater, Cigars and Tobacco.