Marshall, Illinois

Marshall: City in Clark County, Illinois, United States

About

Marshall is a city located in the county of Clark in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,933 and a population density of 405 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,774 inhabitants.

The city was created 189 years ago in 1834.

Marshall is a city in Clark County, Illinois. The area was first settled in 1836 and originally named Darwin.

In 1855, the village name was changed to Marshall after statesman John Marshall. That same year, Marshall was officially established and platted.

The railroad reached Marshall in 1870, bringing economic growth to the region. By 1900, the population had exceeded 2,000 residents. Marshall was incorporated as a city in 1963.

Marshall Today

Today, Marshall has a population of around 3,700 residents. Notable attractions include the Archer House Hotel and Museum, the Clark County Fairgrounds, and Lincoln Trail Homestead State Park.

Marshall retains much of its historic downtown and residential areas as it continues to embrace its small-town roots. The city has several historic sites and buildings that exemplify life in 19th century Illinois.

Some of the city's major employers include TRW Automotive, Clearwave Communications, and Lyons Industries. The area relies on a mixture of light industry and retail.

Conclusion

From its early beginnings as a pioneer village to its growth as a railroad city, Marshall reflects key eras in Illinois history. Its path from frontier settlement to incorporated city represents a common trajectory for small Midwestern towns. Key aspects include its name change, railroad integration, and preservation of its historic heritage.

Marshall locator map
Location of Marshall on Illinois map.

Quick Facts about Marshall

Population : 3,774 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Clark County
Different from : Marshall County
Postal code : 62441
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 9.7 km2
Capital city : Marshall is capital of Clark County
Establishment : January 01, 1835 (189 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 22:45:24 (14th June 2024)
Density : 389 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.21% (2010-2020)
Downtown Marshall IL image
Downtown Marshall IL
Downtown Marshall IL image

Geography

Marshall is located at 39°23'29"N 87°41'37"W (39.3914300, -87.6936400).

Marshall map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Marshall decreased by 4.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,933 - census
2011 3,923 -0.25% estimation process
2012 3,936 0.33% estimation process
2013 3,902 -0.87% estimation process
2014 3,903 0.03% estimation process
2015 3,863 -1.04% estimation process
2016 3,873 0.26% estimation process
2017 3,886 0.33% estimation process
2018 3,852 -0.88% estimation process
2019 3,823 -0.76% estimation process
2020 3,774 -1.3% estimation process

Marshall zip code is 62441. County name: Clark, County fips: 17023

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Best Things to Do in Marshall

1 Mill Creek Lake and Park

Rating: 4.4 (231)

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Mill Creek Lake and Park

2 Lincoln Trail State Park

Rating: 4.7 (78)

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Lincoln Trail State Park

3 Fay Pickering Memorial Mountain Bike Trail

Rating: 4.7 (52)

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Fay Pickering Memorial Mountain Bike Trail

4 Clark County Park District- Mill Creek Park

Rating: 4.6 (23)

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Clark County Park District- Mill Creek Park

5 World’s Largest Gavel

Rating: 4.4 (21)

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World’s Largest Gavel

Where ot Eat in Marshall

1 Dairy Queen Grill & Chill

Rating: 4.4 (308)

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Dairy Queen Grill & Chill

2 Subway

Rating: 3.9 (128)

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Subway

3 Church's Chicken

Rating: 3.5 (102)

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Church's Chicken

4 Taco Bell

Rating: 1.8 (36)

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Taco Bell

Where to Stay in Marshall

1 Super 8 by Wyndham Marshall

Rating: 3.7 (261)

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Super 8 by Wyndham Marshall

Other Places in Marshall

1 City of Marshall, Illinois

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City of Marshall, Illinois

People born in Marshall (6)

People born in Marshall, including dancer and singer Chris Bennett, baseball player Ed Mayer, politician Fenton Whitlock Booth, .

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Schools in Marshall

College & universities near Marshall, IL

Code Name City ZIP
152381 Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College Saint Mary of the Woods (IN) 47876-1099

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Marshall, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
CRF Crawfordsville Spring and Green Streets RAIL

Post offices near Marshall

Post Office Name City ZIP
Marshall Post Office Marshall (IL) 62441

Other places with the same name (15)

Other cities in Clark County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Clark County , IL.

City Name Population Title
Casey 2,585 City in Illinois
Martinsville 1,076 Township in Clark County, Illinois
York 853 Town in Clark County, Wisconsin, USA
Livingston 796 Village in Illinois, US
Westfield 552 Village in Westfield Township, Clark County, Illinois
Farrington 550 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Orange 517 Unincorporated community in Illinois, United States
Melrose 328 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Darwin 321 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Marshall distances to largest Illinois cities