Mount Carmel Wabash County, Illinois

Mount Carmel: City in and county seat of Wasbash County, Illinois, United States


Mount Carmel is a city located in the county of Wabash in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 7,284 and a population density of 563 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,813 inhabitants.

The city was created 206 years ago in 1814.

Mount Carmel Quick Facts

Population : 6,813 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Wabash County
Postal code : 62863
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 12.94 km2
Altitude : 453 feet / 138 meters
Capital city : Mount Carmel is capital of Wabash County
Establishment : January 01, 1815 (206 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:28:55 (8th December 2021)
Density : 527 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -6.91% (2010-2020)
Weather : 28℉ Chance Light Snow 7-days weather
Mount Carmel locator map
Location of Mount Carmel on Illinois map.
Wabash County Courthouse in Mount Carmel image
Wabash County Courthouse in Mount Carmel
Wabash County Courthouse in Mount Carmel image


Mount Carmel is located at 38°24'39"N 87°45'41"W (38.4108800, -87.7614200).

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Mount Carmel forecast: A chance of snow. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. Northeast wind around 5 mph. New snow accumulation of around one inch possible. more


According to census records, the population of Mount Carmel decreased by 6.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 7,284 - census
2011 7,202 -1.14% estimation process
2012 7,129 -1.02% estimation process
2013 7,117 -0.17% estimation process
2014 7,070 -0.66% estimation process
2015 7,078 0.11% estimation process
2016 7,026 -0.74% estimation process
2017 7,011 -0.21% estimation process
2018 7,008 -0.04% estimation process
2019 7,001 -0.1% estimation process
2020 6,813 -2.76% estimation process

Mount Carmel zip code is 62863. County name: Wabash, County fips: 17185

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Local Places in Mount Carmel

People born in Mount Carmel (1)

Brazilian lawyer and politician João Costa Ribeiro Filho was born in Mount Carmel

Schools in Mount Carmel

College & universities near Mount Carmel, IL

Code Name City ZIP
403487 Wabash Valley College Mount Carmel (IL) 62863

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Mount Carmel, IL

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Post offices near Mount Carmel

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mount Carmel Post Office Mount Carmel (IL) 62863

Other places with the same name (6)

Other cities in Wabash County

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

City Name Population Title
Lancaster 1,411 City in Illinois, United States of America
Allendale 463 Village in Wabash Precinct, Wabash County, Illinois
Bellmont 260 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Keensburg 194 Village in the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Mount Carmel distances to largest Illinois cities