About Boody, Illinois

Boody is an unincorporated census-designated place in Macon County, Illinois, United States. Boody is located on Illinois Route 48 8 miles (13 km) southwest of downtown Decatur. Boody has a post office with ZIP code 62514. As of the 2010 census, Boody has a population of 276. Boody has its own post office, a used car dealership (Carl's Auto Sales), and a saw mill (Curry Sawmill). Larry Warren, a long time resident of Boody, donated his estate to be turned into a park after he died in 2003. Warren Park is located off of Route 48 in the center of Boody.In 1998, Joe Crump founded the Boody Water Company. The company worked to provide city water to all of the residents of the town. In 2007, the project was complete, and city water was piped into the town from Macon, Illinois. Boody now has its own water tower, located on the south end of the town on Route 48.The old Boody High School, previously part of the Blue Mound School district, is currently for sale as a five bedroom home. Boody also has an old, non-functioning grain elevator in the center of town that is currently listed for sale at $125,000.

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  • Population Total: 276
  • Square Miles: 1.016
  • Area Code: 217
  • Elevation: 682
  • Postal Codes: 62514
  • Timezone: Central