Denmark, Illinois

Denmark is an unincorporated community in Perry County, Illinois, United States. Denmark is 4.5 miles (7.2 km) southeast of Cutler.

Denmark, Illinois
Denmark, Illinois
Denmark, Illinois
Coordinates: 37°59′51″N 89°29′50″W
CountryUnited States
440 ft (130 m)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
  Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
Area code(s)618
GNIS feature ID422617[1]


A post office was established at Denmark in 1865, and remained in operation until 1906.[2] The first postmaster being a Danish immigrant most likely caused the name to be selected.[3]


  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. "Perry County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  3. Callary, Edward (29 September 2008). Place Names of Illinois. University of Illinois Press. p. 91. ISBN 978-0-252-09070-7.

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