Beardstown Cass County, Illinois

Beardstown: City in Illinois

About

Beardstown is a city located in the county of Cass in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,123 and a population density of 1,687 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,335 inhabitants.

The city was created 203 years ago in 1818.

Beardstown Quick Facts

Population : 5,335 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Cass County
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 3.63 km2
Altitude : 1,453 feet / 443 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1819 (203 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:47:51 (30th September 2022)
Postal code : 62618
Density : 1,470 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -14.77% (2010-2020)
Beardstown locator map
Location of Beardstown on Illinois map.
Beardstown Grand Opera House image
Beardstown Grand Opera House
Beardstown Grand Opera House image

Geography

Beardstown is located at 40°1'3"N 90°25'27"W (40.0175500, -90.4242900).

Beardstown map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Beardstown decreased by 14.77% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,123 - census
2011 6,145 0.36% estimation process
2012 6,055 -1.49% estimation process
2013 5,986 -1.15% estimation process
2014 5,884 -1.73% estimation process
2015 5,770 -1.98% estimation process
2016 5,688 -1.44% estimation process
2017 5,613 -1.34% estimation process
2018 5,528 -1.54% estimation process
2019 5,434 -1.73% estimation process
2020 5,335 -1.86% estimation process

Beardstown zip code is 62618. County name: Cass, County fips: 17017

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People born in Beardstown (17)

People born in Beardstown, including musician Red Norvo, politician James C. McLaughlin, football player Walter Flanigan, .

List

  • Eddie Lyons (actor, film director (1886-1926)) he was born in 25/11/1886
  • Jesse Wallace (Governor of American Samoa) he was born in 07/07/1899
  • Andrew C. McLaughlin (American historian) he was born in 14/02/1861
  • Dink Trout (American voice actor (1898-1950)) he was born in 18/06/1898
  • Art Dufelmeier (American football player and coach (1923-2010)) he was born in 21/07/1923
  • Harry Baujan (American football player and coach (1894-1976)) he was born in 24/05/1894
  • Jamie Gilson (American children's writer) she was born in 04/07/1933
  • Janice O'Hara (All-American Girls Professional Baseball League player) she was born in 30/11/1918
  • Julie Morrison (Illinois politician) she was born in 20/09/1956
  • Leroy Buchiet (American football and basketball coach) he was born in 12/06/1892
  • Milton Angier (American javelin thrower) he was born in 28/05/1899
  • Richard Henry Mills (United States federal judge) he was born in 19/07/1929
  • Fredricka Weber she was born in 22/12/1940
  • Glen Seator (visual artist) he was born in 01/01/1956

Schools in Beardstown

College & universities near Beardstown, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145691 Illinois College Jacksonville (IL) 62650-2299
146825 MacMurray College Jacksonville (IL) 62650-2590
443173 Mr John's School of Cosmetology & Nails-Jacksonville Jacksonville (IL) 62650

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Beardstown, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL

Post offices near Beardstown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Beardstown Post Office Beardstown (IL) 62618
Bluff Spring Post Office Bluff Springs (IL) 62622
Browning Post Office Browning (IL) 62624
Arenzvill Post Office Arenzville (IL) 62611
Rushvill Post Office Rushville (IL) 62681

Other cities in Cass County

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

City Name Population Title
Virginia 1,406 City in Illinois, USA
Ashland 1,169 Village in Cass County, Illinois
Bluff Springs 792 Township in Cass County, Illinois
Chandlerville 487 Township in Cass County, Illinois, USA
Anderson 375 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Hagener 339 Township in Cass County, Illinois
Arenzville 313 Township in Cass County, Illinois
Philadelphia 198 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Newmansville 45 Township in Cass County, Illinois, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Beardstown distances to largest Illinois cities