Churches in Colon

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COLON BAPTIST 200 Frank Avenue 432-2358 – Church 432-1772-Parsonage COLON CHURCH OF CHRIST 107 Broadway (at E. State St.) 432-3886 – Church ST PAULS L UTHERAN 484 Burr Oak Road 432-3807 – Church NEW LIFE ASSEMBLY OF GOD   204 …

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Colon Post Office

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The Colon Post office, established in 1835 by Lorousi Schell-hous, has served the community with postal services and prod­ucts for over 160 years. In October of 1960, the office was moved to its present location at 123 S. Blackstone Avenue. …

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The Magic Capital of the World

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2008 Pictures – 2009 Pictures Many towns claim their own unique “magic.” But no other town has the MAGIC of Colon-The Magic Capitol of the World. Levitating bodies, floating light bulbs, rabbits from hats—all standard fare for the 1227 townspeople …

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Colon Health Services

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Colon Medical Clinic 121 Franklin St. 432-3221 Joseph J. Smolarz, D.D.S. 211 South Swan St. 432-3224 Colon Family Chiroprac­tic 521 N. Burr Oak Rd 432-9595

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Colon Services, Associations, Lodges and Clubs

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Athletic Boosters Boy Scouts/Cub Scouts of America Chamber of Commerce Colon Anglers Colon American Legion Colon Garden Club Colon Foundation Colon Township Fisherman Association Colon Township Lake Association Colon V.F.W. Community Pride Eastern Star Fireflies Friends of Colon Township Library …

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Historical Committee

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The Community Historical Society of Colon was organized in 1974 to promote interest in all aspects of the history of Colon and the surrounding area. To help fulfill its purpose the society established and today maintains the museum which opene …

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Palmer Dam

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The ninety-foot-long Palmer Lake Dam, located east of the downtown business area, is a beautiful attraction during all seasons. It controls Palmer Lake, a man-made lake on the south side of Colon. The dam was reconstructed in 1997 of reinforced …

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Colon Fast Facts

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Climate Colon has four distinct seasons, with the warm­est month being August, with an average high of 81°F and average low of 58°F, and the cold­est month being January, with temperatures of 33°F for the average high and 10°F for …

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Colon’s Name

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The name of the town is derived from the punc­tuation mark. To quote from an 1831 letter, “Arrangements were made and a surveyor laid out the lots. When completed we wished to give it a name … could not find …

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Winter in Colon

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