Petersburg, Menard County, Illinois

Petersburg: City in Menard County, Illinois


Petersburg is a place located in the county of Menard in the U.S. state of Illinois.

Quick Facts about Petersburg

Population : 2,190
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Menard County
Postal code : 62675
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 1.46 km2
Altitude : 518 feet / 158 meters
Capital city : Petersburg is capital of Menard County
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:55:08 (8th June 2023)


Petersburg is located at 40°0'42"N 89°50'53"W (40.0117200, -89.8481700).

Petersburg map

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People born in Petersburg (6)

People born in Petersburg, including United States Senator from Illinois William Brown McKinley, baseball player Bill Krieg, artist Edward Laning, .


  • Theodore Edward Coneys (American murderer) he was born in 10/11/1882
  • Richard Batterton (American mayor) he was born in 05/11/1905
  • Ellen Douglas Morris (American temperance worker) she was born in 09/03/1846

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Menard County

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

City Name Population Title
Athens 1,893 City in Menard County, Illinois, United States
Greenview 715 Village in Illinois, United States
Tallula 467 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Oakford 273 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Petersburg distances to largest Illinois cities