Charleston Coles County, Illinois
Charleston: City in Illinois
Charleston is a city located in the county of Coles in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 21,838 and a population density of 902 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 20,034 inhabitants.
The city was created 191 years ago in 1830.
Charleston Quick Facts
|Population :||20,034 (2020)|
|Country :||United States of America|
|State :||Illinois (United States)|
|County :||Coles County|
|Postal code :||61920|
|Phone Area Codes :||217|
|Area :||24.2 km2|
|Altitude :||696 feet / 212 meters|
|Capital city :||Charleston is capital of Coles County|
|Establishment :||January 01, 1831 (191 years ago)|
|Time Zone :||America/Chicago|
|Local time :||19:03:42 (24th May 2022)|
|Density :||828 Pop. per km² as of 2020|
|Population growth :||-9% (2010-2020)|
Charleston is located at 39°29'46"N 88°10'34"W (39.4961500, -88.1761500).
- Official Website
Official website of Charleston
According to census records, the population of Charleston decreased by 9% in 10 years.
Best Things to Do in Charleston
1 Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum
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People born in Charleston (19)
- Ronald W. Davis (American biochemist) he was born in 17/07/1941
- Alice Baber (American artist (1928-1982)) she was born in 22/08/1928
- Rex Morgan (basketball player) he was born in 27/10/1948
- Carlos Talbott (Recipient of the Purple Heart medal) he was born in 28/01/1920
- Charlie Whitehouse (American baseball player) he was born in 25/01/1894
- Jeff Gossett (American football player) he was born in 25/01/1957
- Marty Pattin (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 06/04/1943
- Mike Phillips (American politician) he was born in 24/03/1958
- Ray Fisher (American football player) he was born in 12/02/1934
- Eli Ethelbert Rosebraugh (American baseball player) he was born in 08/09/1875
- Isaac E. Smith (American boat builder) he was born in 21/01/1858
- Dave Slifer she was born in 01/01/2000
- Earl William Anderson (American basketball player) he was born in 13/03/1897
- Larry Stuffle he was born in 01/01/1949
- Cora Meek (American quiltmaker) she was born in 15/09/1889
- Robert Maloy (United States Air Force officer) he was born in 14/02/1924
Schools in Charleston
College & universities near Charleston, IL
|144892||Eastern Illinois University||Charleston (IL)||61920|
Amtrak & bus stations near Charleston, IL
|MAT||Mattoon station||1718 Broadway Ave.||RAIL|
|EFG||Effingham||401 West National Ave.||RAIL|
|CHM||Illinois Terminal||45 East University Ave.||RAIL|
|DVI||Danville, Illinois||379 Lynch Road||BUS|
|RTL||Rantoul||West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves.||RAIL|
Post offices near Charleston
|Post Office Name||City||ZIP|
|Charleston Post Office||Charleston (IL)||61920|
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- Charleston , Pennsylvania township in Tioga County, Pennsylvania with a population of 3,390 people.
- Charleston , Arkansas city in Arkansas, USA with a population of 2,500 people.
- Charleston , Michigan township in Sanilac County, Michigan, United States with a population of 2,048 people.
- Charleston , Mississippi city in Tallahatchie County, Mississippi with a population of 1,882 people.
- Charleston , Maine human settlement in Penobscot County, Maine, United States of America with a population of 1,675 people.
- Charleston , New York town in Montgomery County, New York with a population of 1,318 people.
- Charleston , Tennessee human settlement in Bradley County, Tennessee, United States of America with a population of 706 people.
- Charleston , Utah town in Wasatch County, Utah, United States with a population of 496 people.
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Other cities in Coles County
Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Coles County , IL.
|Mattoon||17,513||City in Illinois|
|Paradise||1,293||Unincorporated community in Illinois|
|Hutton||879||Unincorporated community in Illinois|
|Ashmore||740||Township in Coles County, Illinois|
|Embarrass||559||Unincorporated community in Illinois|
|Humboldt||414||Village in Coles County, Illinois, United States of America|
|Lerna||274||Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America|
|Oakland||127||City in Coles County, Illinois, United States|
Distance to Other Cities
Charleston distances to largest Illinois cities