Jacksonville Morgan County, Illinois

Jacksonville: City in Morgan County, Illinois, United States


Jacksonville is a city located in the county of Morgan in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,446 and a population density of 1,826 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,488 inhabitants.

The city was created 196 years ago in 1824.

Jacksonville Quick Facts

Population : 18,488 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Morgan County
Different from : Jacksonville
Postal code : 62650
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 10.65 km2
Altitude : 610 feet / 186 meters
Capital city : Jacksonville is capital of Morgan County
Establishment : January 01, 1825 (196 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 13:20:32 (30th November 2021)
Density : 1,736 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.18% (2010-2020)
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Location of Jacksonville on Illinois map.
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Jacksonville is located at 39°44'2"N 90°13'44"W (39.7339400, -90.2290100).

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According to census records, the population of Jacksonville decreased by 5.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,446 - census
2011 19,392 -0.28% estimation process
2012 19,361 -0.16% estimation process
2013 19,175 -0.97% estimation process
2014 18,916 -1.37% estimation process
2015 18,964 0.25% estimation process
2016 19,087 0.64% estimation process
2017 18,886 -1.06% estimation process
2018 18,771 -0.61% estimation process
2019 18,603 -0.9% estimation process
2020 18,488 -0.62% estimation process

Jacksonville zip code is 62650. County name: Morgan, County fips: 17137

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Local Places in Jacksonville

People born in Jacksonville (55)

People born in Jacksonville, including football player and coach Ken Norton, Jr., 1894-1933 politician, judge and lawyer; son of Richard Yates Richard Yates, Hollywood costume designer Marjorie Best, you can see a list of people who born in Jacksonville.

  • Ken Norton (American boxer (1943-2013)) he was born in 09/08/1943
  • Bari Wood (American writer) she was born in 31/12/1936
  • Charles Frederick Joy (American politician (1849-1921)) he was born in 11/12/1849
  • Edward Capps (American classical philologist) he was born in 21/12/1866
  • J. F. Powers (American writer) he was born in 08/08/1917
  • Richard Moore (American cinematographer) he was born in 04/10/1925
  • J. Edward Day (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 11/10/1914
  • Ruth Bryan Owen (American politician (1885-1954)) she was born in 02/10/1885
  • Paul Findley (American politician (1921-2019)) he was born in 23/06/1921
  • Charles Cleveland Nutting (American zoologist) he was born in 25/05/1858
  • Frank Reaugh (American photographer, painter, inventor, teacher (1860-1945)) he was born in 29/12/1860
  • Cal Strong (American water polo player) he was born in 12/08/1907
  • Edgar Howard Sturtevant (American linguist) he was born in 07/03/1875
  • Brett Merriman (Major League Baseball pitcher) he was born in 15/07/1966
  • Carl Maston (American architect) he was born in 01/01/1915
  • Chapin Rose (American politician) he was born in 17/12/1973
  • Doug Brady (American baseball player) he was born in 23/11/1969
  • Edmund J. James (American economist, professor, and university administrator) he was born in 21/05/1855

Schools in Jacksonville

College & universities near Jacksonville, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145691 Illinois College Jacksonville (IL) 62650-2299

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Jacksonville, IL

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Jacksonville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Jacksonvill Post Office Jacksonville (IL) 62650

Other places with the same name (11)

Other cities in Morgan County

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

City Name Population Title
Markham 12,165 City in Morgan County, Illinois, United States
South Jacksonville 3,075 City in Illinois, United States of America
Waverly 1,182 City in Morgan County, Illinois, United States
Meredosia 961 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Franklin 753 Village in Illinois, USA
Murrayville 541 Village in Illinois, United States
Woodson 483 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Concord 153 Village in Illinois, United States
Lynnville 113 Human settlement in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Jacksonville distances to largest Illinois cities