Located in the fertile farm country of west central Illinois, Arenzville is named for Francis Arenz, an immigrant from Blankenberg, Prussia, who first planned the town in 1839. The town name is pronounced with an accent on the first syllable, rhyming with "car" -- AR-enz-ville. The village was first incorporated in 1853, and today has a population slightly over 400 persons. Source: burgoo.org.

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