Athens Menard County, Illinois

Athens: City in Menard County, Illinois, United States

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Location of Athens on Illinois map.

About

Athens is a city located in the county of Menard in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,988 and a population density of 1,183 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,893 inhabitants.

Matthew Rogers Building in Athens image
Matthew Rogers Building in Athens
Matthew Rogers Building in Athens image

Geography

Athens is located at 39°57'39"N 89°43'26"W (39.9608800, -89.7239900).

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Athens Quick Facts

Population : 1,893 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Menard County
Different from : New Athens
Postal code : 62613
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 1.68 km2
Named for : Athens
Altitude : 1,975 feet / 602 meters
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 06:29:54 (23rd October 2021)
Density : 1,127 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.02% (2010-2020)

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Athens decreased by 5.02% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,988 - census
2011 1,990 0.1% estimation process
2012 1,984 -0.3% estimation process
2013 1,966 -0.92% estimation process
2014 1,957 -0.46% estimation process
2015 1,932 -1.29% estimation process
2016 1,939 0.36% estimation process
2017 1,926 -0.67% estimation process
2018 1,928 0.1% estimation process
2019 1,908 -1.05% estimation process
2020 1,893 -0.79% estimation process

Athens zip code is 62613. County name: Menard, County fips: 17129

Ejtens, athyna, atn aylynwy, ethensa, Ејтенс, آتن، ایلینوی, أثينا, ایتھنز، الینوائے, एथेन्स

Local Places in Athens

1 Athens Illinois
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Address: 210 Dottie Bednarko Dr, Athens, IL 62613 ➦ Show Map

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People born in Athens (1)

American baseball player Jack Brittin was born in Athens

Schools in Athens

College & universities near Athens, IL

Code Name City ZIP
437556 Midwest Technical Institute-Springfield Springfield (IL) 62707

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Athens, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL

Post offices near Athens

Post Office Name City ZIP
Athen Post Office Athens (IL) 62613

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Other cities in Menard County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Menard County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Petersburg 2,190 City in Menard County, Illinois
Greenview 715 Village in Illinois, United States
Tallula 467 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oakford 273 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Athens distances to largest Illinois cities