Knox Knox County, Illinois

Knox: County seat of Knox County, Tennessee, United States; third-largest city in Tennessee

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Location of Knox on Illinois map.

About

Knox is a city located in the county of Knox in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,027 and a population density of 19 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 4,750 inhabitants.

The city was created 235 years ago in 1785.

Geography

Knox is located at 40°56'3"N 90°15'17"W (40.9342000, -90.2548500).

Knoxville TN skyline image
Knoxville TN skyline
Knoxville TN skyline image

Knox map

Knox Quick Facts

Population : 4,750 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Knox County
Postal code : 37902
Phone Area Codes : 865
Area : 269.79 km2
Official name : Knoxville
Altitude : 886 feet / 270 meters
Capital city : Knox is capital of Knox County
Establishment : January 01, 1786 (235 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 10:40:31 (20th June 2021)
Density : 18 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -5.83% (2010-2019)

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Knox decreased by 5.83% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,027 - census
2011 5,020 -0.14% estimation process
2012 4,983 -0.74% estimation process
2013 4,965 -0.36% estimation process
2014 4,951 -0.28% estimation process
2015 4,899 -1.06% estimation process
2016 4,865 -0.7% estimation process
2017 4,834 -0.64% estimation process
2018 4,775 -1.24% estimation process
2019 4,750 -0.53% estimation process

People born in Knox (200)

People born in Knox, including nurse Frances Reed Elliot, actor Brad Renfro, US country artist Rodney Atkins, you can see a list of people who born in Knox.

Schools

College & universities near Knox

Code Name City ZIP
146427 Knox College Galesburg (IL) 61401-9999

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Knox

Code Name Address Type
GBB Galesburg station 225 South Seminary Street RAIL
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
MLI Moline, Illinois 1200 River Drive BUS
MAC Macomb 120 East Calhoun Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Knox County

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

City Name Population Title
Galesburg 30,197 County seat of Knox County, Illinois, United States
Abingdon 3,051 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America
Knoxville 2,726 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States
Ontario 883 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Truro 792 Human settlement in United States of America
Wataga 786 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
East Galesburg 774 Human settlement in Knox Township, Illinois, United States of America
Oneida 662 City in Illinois, USA
Yates City 652 Village in Illinois, United States
Williamsfield 545 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Altona 497 Village in Illinois, United States
Victoria 289 Village in Illinois, United States
Maquon 260 Township in Knox County, Illinois
Rio 207 Village in Illinois, USA
Saint Augustine 112 Human settlement in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Knox distances to largest Illinois cities

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