Savoy. Champaign. Village (1956) two miles south of Champaign. Named for Princess Clotilde of the Alpine Duchy, the House of Savoy, who visited Illinois in 1861 with her husband, Prince Napoleon; the French minister, Baron Mercier; and Mercier’s wife, the Countess of Lostant (see Lostant) (Ackerman, Early Illinois Railroads, 126). Post office established March 30, 1868.

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