Carrier Mills, Illinois

Carrier Mills: City in Illinois, United States of America


Carrier Mills is a city located in the county of Saline in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,653 and a population density of 1,355 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,527 inhabitants.

The city was created 151 years ago in 1871.

Carrier Mills locator map
Location of Carrier Mills on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Carrier Mills

Population : 1,527 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Saline County
Plate code : 618
Area : 1.22 km2
Altitude : 387 feet / 118 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1872 (151 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 23:42:57 (28th September 2023)
Postal code : 62917
Density : 1,252 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.25% (2010-2020)
Weather : 82℉ Showers And Thunderstorms Likely then Mostly Sunny 7-days weather
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Carrier Mills is located at 37°41'3"N 88°37'58"W (37.6842200, -88.6328300).

Carrier Mills map


Carrier Mills forecast: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 9am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 9am and 10am, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms between 10am and 11am, then a slight chance of showers and thunderstorms between 11am and noon. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82. West southwest wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 60%. more


According to census records, the population of Carrier Mills decreased by 8.25% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,653 - census
2011 1,652 -0.06% estimation process
2012 1,651 -0.06% estimation process
2013 1,642 -0.55% estimation process
2014 1,622 -1.23% estimation process
2015 1,620 -0.12% estimation process
2016 1,600 -1.25% estimation process
2017 1,583 -1.07% estimation process
2018 1,569 -0.89% estimation process
2019 1,553 -1.03% estimation process
2020 1,527 -1.7% estimation process

Carrier Mills zip code is 62917. County name: Saline, County fips: 17165

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People born in Carrier Mills (1)

American football player (1927-2019) Emerson Cole was born in Carrier Mills

Schools in Carrier Mills

College & universities near Carrier Mills, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148937 Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg (IL) 62946
146205 John A Logan College Carterville (IL) 62918-2500
149222 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale Carbondale (IL) 62901-4512

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carrier Mills, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS

Post offices near Carrier Mills

Post Office Name City ZIP
Carrier Mill Post Office Carrier Mills (IL) 62917
Harrisburg Post Office Harrisburg (IL) 62946
Stonefor Post Office Stonefort (IL) 62987
Muddy Post Office Muddy (IL) 62965
New Burnsid Post Office New Burnside (IL) 62967

Other cities in Saline County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Saline County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Saline 23,182
Harrisburg 8,404 County seat of Saline County, Illinois, United States
Somerset 3,955 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Eldorado 3,837 City in Saline County, Illinois, United States
Buena Vista 1,684 Township in Schuyler County, Illinois
Eagle 1,576 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Galatia 868 Town in Saline County, Illinois
Raleigh 328 Village in Illinois, United States
Stonefort 260 Township in Saline County, Illinois
Long Branch 235 Township in Saline County, Illinois
Muddy 62 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Carrier Mills distances to largest Illinois cities