Harrisburg Saline County, Illinois

Harrisburg: County seat of Saline County, Illinois, United States

Harrisburg locator map
Location of Harrisburg on Illinois map.

About

Harrisburg is a city located in the county of Saline in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,017 and a population density of 514 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 8,404 inhabitants.

The city was created 174 years ago in 1846.

CompilationHarrisburgIL 2009 image
CompilationHarrisburgIL 2009
CompilationHarrisburgIL 2009 image

Geography

Harrisburg is located at 37°44'18"N 88°32'26"W (37.7383800, -88.5406100).

Harrisburg map

Weather

Harrisburg forecast: Sunny, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. more

Harrisburg Quick Facts

Population : 8,404 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Saline County
Postal code : 62946
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 17.55 km2
Altitude : 397 feet / 121 meters
Capital city : Harrisburg is capital of Saline County
Establishment : January 01, 1847 (174 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:04:45 (16th October 2021)
Density : 479 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -7.29% (2010-2020)
Weather : 62℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Harrisburg decreased by 7.29% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,017 - census
2011 9,019 0.02% estimation process
2012 9,023 0.04% estimation process
2013 8,981 -0.47% estimation process
2014 8,874 -1.21% estimation process
2015 8,871 -0.03% estimation process
2016 8,772 -1.13% estimation process
2017 8,683 -1.02% estimation process
2018 8,611 -0.84% estimation process
2019 8,530 -0.95% estimation process
2020 8,404 -1.5% estimation process

Harrisburg zip code is 62946. County name: Saline, County fips: 17165

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People born in Harrisburg (13)

People born in Harrisburg, including endocrinologist Henry Turner, philosopher John Haugeland, actress Virginia Gregg, you can see a list of people who born in Harrisburg.

  • Chuck Hunsinger (American football player, running back (1925-1998)) he was born in 25/07/1925
  • Dale Swann (American actor (1948-2009)) he was born in 21/01/1948
  • Danny Fife (American baseball player) he was born in 05/10/1949
  • John E. Bradley (American politician) he was born in 10/05/1971
  • John H. Pickering (American lawyer) he was born in 27/02/1916
  • John Romonosky (baseball player) he was born in 07/07/1929
  • Libi Staiger (American actress (1928-2019)) she was born in 10/01/1928
  • William Badders (United States Navy sailor) he was born in 15/09/1901
  • Benjamin F. Pankey (American politician (1861-1929)) he was born in 16/08/1861
  • Frank E. Wiedemann (Physician of Terre Haute, IN) he was born in 29/06/1872

Schools in Harrisburg

College & universities near Harrisburg, IL

Code Name City ZIP
148937 Southeastern Illinois College Harrisburg (IL) 62946
146205 John A Logan College Carterville (IL) 62918-2500

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Harrisburg, 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
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS

Post offices near Harrisburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Harrisburg Post Office Harrisburg (IL) 62946
Muddy Post Office Muddy (IL) 62965
Carrier Mill Post Office Carrier Mills (IL) 62917
Raleigh Post Office Raleigh (IL) 62977
Eldorad Post Office Eldorado (IL) 62930

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Saline County

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

City Name Population Title
Saline 23,182
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
Carrier Mills 1,527 City in Illinois, United States of America
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

Harrisburg distances to largest Illinois cities