Carthage Hancock County, Illinois

Carthage: City in and county seat of Hancock County, Illinois, United States

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Location of Carthage on Illinois map.

About

Carthage is a city located in the county of Hancock in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 2,605. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,419 inhabitants.

The city was created 183 years ago in 1837.

Carthage Jail from southwest image
Carthage Jail from southwest
Carthage Jail from southwest image

Geography

Carthage is located at 40°24'59"N 91°8'11"W (40.4164300, -91.1362500).

Carthage map

Weather

Carthage forecast: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. Northwest wind around 15 mph, with gusts as high as 25 mph. more

Carthage Quick Facts

Population : 2,419 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Hancock County
Postal code : 62321
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 6319570 km2
Altitude : 669 feet / 204 meters
Capital city : Carthage is capital of Hancock County
Establishment : January 01, 1838 (183 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:07:21 (21st October 2021)
Population growth : -7.69% (2010-2020)
Weather : 56℉ Mostly Cloudy 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Carthage decreased by 7.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,605 - census
2011 2,594 -0.42% estimation process
2012 2,573 -0.82% estimation process
2013 2,536 -1.46% estimation process
2014 2,512 -0.96% estimation process
2015 2,500 -0.48% estimation process
2016 2,506 0.24% estimation process
2017 2,479 -1.09% estimation process
2018 2,466 -0.53% estimation process
2019 2,453 -0.53% estimation process
2020 2,419 -1.41% estimation process

Carthage zip code is 62321. County name: Hancock, County fips: 17067

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People born in Carthage (9)

People born in Carthage, including actress Beatrice Gray, zoologist A. Gilbert Wright, football coach George Clark, you can see a list of people who born in Carthage.

  • Rip Williams (American baseball player) he was born in 31/01/1882
  • Virginia Cherrill (American actress (1908-1996)) she was born in 12/04/1908
  • Stewart Clark (American football and basketball coach) he was born in 12/04/1890
  • Evan McGaughey (American basketball player) he was born in 20/04/1994
  • Herman Hall (American general) he was born in 06/06/1864
  • Danielle Surprenant she was born in 28/06/1985

Schools in Carthage

College & universities near Carthage, IL

Code Name City ZIP
149772 Western Illinois University Macomb (IL) 61455
154378 Southeastern Community College West Burlington (IA) 52655-0180
177144 Culver-Stockton College Canton (MO) 63435-1299

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Carthage, IL

Code Name Address Type
FMD Fort Madison station 1601 20th Street RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
BRL Burlington 300 South Main Street RAIL
QCY Quincy North 30th St. and Wisman Lane RAIL
MTP Mount Pleasant 418 North Adams Street RAIL

Post offices near Carthage

Post Office Name City ZIP
Carthag Post Office Carthage (IL) 62321

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Hancock County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hancock County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Warsaw 1,456 City in Illinois, United States
La Harpe 1,123 City in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Nauvoo 1,044 City and historic district in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Dallas City 859 Township in Hancock County, Illinois
Chili 597 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Saint Mary 585 Township in Hancock County, Illinois
Augusta 534 Human settlement in Hancock County, Illinois, United States of America
Plymouth 459 Village in the United States
Bowen 450 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Denver 390 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Fountain Green 262 Township in Hancock County, Illinois
Durham 251 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Hamilton 189 City in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Elvaston 152 Human settlement in Hancock County, Illinois, United States of America
Ferris 143 Village in Hancock County, Illinois, United States
Pontoosuc 132 Township in Hancock County, Illinois

Distance to Other Cities

Carthage distances to largest Illinois cities