Knox Knox County, Illinois

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

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 2,911 and a population density of 11 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 2,692 inhabitants.

The city was created 236 years ago in 1785.

Knox Quick Facts

Population : 2,692 (2020)
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 (236 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 14:45:39 (22nd May 2022)
Density : 10 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -8.14% (2010-2020)
Knox locator map
Location of Knox on Illinois map.
Knoxville TN skyline image
Knoxville TN skyline
Knoxville TN skyline image

Geography

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

Knox map

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Knox decreased by 8.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 2,911 - census
2011 2,907 -0.14% estimation process
2012 2,883 -0.83% estimation process
2013 2,875 -0.28% estimation process
2014 2,862 -0.45% estimation process
2015 2,831 -1.1% estimation process
2016 2,805 -0.93% estimation process
2017 2,787 -0.65% estimation process
2018 2,750 -1.35% estimation process
2019 2,729 -0.77% estimation process
2020 2,692 -1.37% estimation process

People born in Knox (200)

People born in Knox, including nurse Frances Reed Elliot, actor Brad Renfro, US country artist Rodney Atkins, .

List

  • Christina Hendricks (American actress) she was born in 03/05/1975
  • Polly Bergen (American actress, singer, entrepreneur (1930-2014)) she was born in 14/07/1930
  • Joseph Wood Krutch (American writer, critic, and naturalist) he was born in 25/11/1893
  • Candy Reynolds (American tennis player) she was born in 24/03/1955
  • Johnny Knoxville (American actor, stunt performer, and filmmaker) he was born in 11/03/1971
  • David Farragut (United States Navy admiral) he was born in 05/07/1801
  • Thomas C. Hindman (American politician and Confederate States Army general in the Civil War) he was born in 28/01/1828
  • James Agee (American author, journalist, poet, screenwriter and film critic) he was born in 27/11/1909
  • Victor Ashe (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1945
  • Jake Thomas (actor, singer) he was born in 30/01/1990
  • Mary Costa (singer) she was born in 05/04/1930
  • Kenny Chesney (American country music singer/songwriter) he was born in 26/03/1968
  • Dennis Hwang (graphic artist) he was born in 01/01/1978
  • Andrew Humphreys (American politician (1821-1904)) he was born in 30/03/1821
  • David Keith (actor, director) he was born in 08/05/1954
  • Karl Edward Wagner (American writer) he was born in 12/12/1945
  • Jason Witten (American football player, tight end) he was born in 06/05/1982
  • Walt Simonson (American cartoonist and comics creator) he was born in 02/09/1946

Schools in Knox

College & universities near Knox, IL

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

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Knox, IL

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

Post offices near Knox

Post Office Name City ZIP
Knoxvill Post Office Knoxville (IL) 61448

Other places with the same name (7)

  • Knox , Indiana city in Center Township, Starke County, Indiana, United States with a population of 3,597 people.
  • Knox , Indiana city in Center Township, Starke County, Indiana, United States with a population of 3,552 people.
  • Knox , New York town in Albany County, New York, United States with a population of 2,655 people.
  • Knox , Pennsylvania borough of Pennsylvania with a population of 1,067 people.
  • Knox , Ohio township in Vinton County, Ohio with a population of 535 people.
  • Knox , North Dakota city in Benson County, North Dakota, United States with a population of 27 people.

Other cities in Knox County

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

City Name Population Title
Galesburg 29,803 County seat of Knox County, Illinois, United States
Truro 18,532 Human settlement in United States of America
Abingdon 3,008 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America
Knoxville 2,692 City in Knox County, Illinois, United States
Ontario 871 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Wataga 773 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
East Galesburg 761 Human settlement in Knox Township, Illinois, United States of America
Oneida 653 City in Illinois, USA
Yates City 641 Village in Illinois, United States
Williamsfield 538 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Altona 490 Village in Illinois, United States
Victoria 282 Village in Illinois, United States
Rio 280 Village in Illinois, USA
Maquon 259 Township in Knox County, Illinois
Saint Augustine 111 Human settlement in Knox County, Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Knox distances to largest Illinois cities