Dixon Lee County, Illinois

Dixon: City and county seat of Lee County, Illinois, United States

About

Dixon is a city located in the county of Lee in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,733 and a population density of 776 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 14,927 inhabitants.

The city was created 194 years ago in 1827.

Dixon Quick Facts

Population : 14,927 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Lee County
Postal code : 61021
Phone Area Codes : 815
Area : 20.27 km2
Altitude : 2,336 feet / 712 meters
Capital city : Dixon is capital of Lee County
Establishment : January 01, 1828 (194 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:03:56 (18th May 2022)
Density : 736 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.4% (2010-2020)
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Location of Dixon on Illinois map.
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Geography

Dixon is located at 41°50'20"N 89°28'46"W (41.8389200, -89.4795500).

Dixon map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Dixon decreased by 5.4% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,733 - census
2011 15,603 -0.83% estimation process
2012 15,500 -0.66% estimation process
2013 15,555 0.35% estimation process
2014 15,427 -0.83% estimation process
2015 15,229 -1.3% estimation process
2016 15,283 0.35% estimation process
2017 15,300 0.11% estimation process
2018 15,190 -0.72% estimation process
2019 15,090 -0.66% estimation process
2020 14,927 -1.09% estimation process

Dixon zip code is 61021. County name: Lee, County fips: 17103

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People born in Dixon (22)

People born in Dixon, including astronomer John Adelbert Parkhurst, politician Daniel W. Hamilton, politician H. Allen Smith, .

List

  • John Devine (Road bicycle racer) he was born in 02/11/1985
  • Fred Sterling (American politician) he was born in 29/06/1869
  • Sean Considine (American football player) he was born in 17/12/1982
  • Arthur E. Bestor (president of the Chautauqua Institution) he was born in 01/01/1879
  • George William Bulmer (Canadian flying ace in World War I) he was born in 01/09/1898
  • Jerry Hey (American musician) he was born in 01/01/1950
  • Larry Young (former baseball umpire from the United States) he was born in 06/02/1954
  • Marla Alupoaicei (American Christian author and speaker) she was born in 01/01/1974
  • Richard A. Lovett (American writer) he was born in 28/10/1953
  • Rita Crundwell (Accused of fraud) she was born in 10/01/1953
  • Rondi Reed (American actress) she was born in 26/10/1952
  • Samuel Cook Edsall (American bishop) he was born in 15/02/1860
  • Sherwood Dixon (American politician) he was born in 19/06/1896
  • John Bryant (American actor (1916-1989)) he was born in 10/08/1916
  • Tom Demmer (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1986
  • Frederica D. Detmers (American botanist (1867—1934)) she was born in 16/01/1867
  • Minnie Gow Walsworth (American poet) she was born in 25/07/1859
  • Isaiah Roby (American basketball player) he was born in 03/02/1998

Schools in Dixon

College & universities near Dixon, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148672 Sauk Valley Community College Dixon (IL) 61021-9112

Stations (11)

Amtrak & bus stations near Dixon, IL

Code Name Address Type
MDT Mendota station 783 Main Street RAIL
PCT Princeton 107 Bicentennial Dr. RAIL
RCK Rockford, Illinois 7559 Walton St. BUS
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL
PLO Plano 101 West Main Street RAIL

Post offices near Dixon

Post Office Name City ZIP
Dixon Post Office Dixon (IL) 61021

Other places with the same name (10)

  • Dixon , California place in Solano county, California, USA with a population of 20,440 people.
  • Dixon , Missouri city in Pulaski county, Missouri, USA with a population of 1,457 people.
  • Dixon , New Mexico unincorporated community in New Mexico with a population of 926 people.
  • Dixon , Kentucky city in Webster county, Kentucky, USA with a population of 877 people.
  • Dixon , Ohio township in Preble County, Ohio with a population of 544 people.
  • Dixon , Iowa city in Scott county, Iowa, USA with a population of 249 people.
  • Dixon , South Dakota city in United States of America with a population of 125 people.
  • Dixon , Wyoming town in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States with a population of 94 people.
  • Dixon , Nebraska village in Dixon county, Nebraska, USA with a population of 80 people.

Other cities in Lee County

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

City Name Population Title
Amboy 2,841 City in Lee County, Illinois, United States
Franklin Grove 919 City in Illinois, United States of America
Ashton 878 Village in Lee County, Illinois, United States
Paw Paw 832 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Lee Center 552 Township in Lee County, Illinois
Nachusa 454 Township in Lee County, Illinois
Sublette 415 Township in Lee County, Illinois
Lee 323 Village in DeKalb and Lee counties, Illinois, United States
Compton 279 Village in Illinois, United States
Steward 238 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Nelson 156 Village in Lee County, Illinois, United States of America
West Brooklyn 131 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Harmon 109 Village in Illinois, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Dixon distances to largest Illinois cities