Springfield Sangamon County, Illinois

Springfield: City in and county seat of Sangamon County, Illinois, United States and Illinois federated state capital city

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Location of Springfield on Illinois map.

About

Springfield is a city located in the county of Sangamon in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,245 and a population density of 36 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 5,519 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1821.

Geography

Springfield is located at 39°48'6"N 89°38'37"W (39.8017200, -89.6437100).

Downtown Springfield image
Downtown Springfield
Downtown Springfield image

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Springfield Quick Facts

Population : 5,519 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Sangamon County
Postal code : 62701
Phone Area Codes : 218
Area : 171.91 km2
Official name : Calhoun, Springfield
Named for : Spring Creek, John C. Calhoun
Altitude : 597 feet / 182 meters
Capital city : Springfield is capital of Sangamon County, Illinois
Establishment : April 04, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone, UTC−05:00, UTC−06:00
Local time : 04:16:21 (4th August 2021)
Density : 32 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -13.15% (2010-2019)

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Demographics

According to census records, the population of Springfield decreased by 13.15% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,245 - census
2011 5,759 -8.44% estimation process
2012 5,759 0% estimation process
2013 5,742 -0.3% estimation process
2014 5,731 -0.19% estimation process
2015 5,704 -0.47% estimation process
2016 5,665 -0.69% estimation process
2017 5,624 -0.73% estimation process
2018 5,573 -0.92% estimation process
2019 5,519 -0.98% estimation process

Springfield zip code is 62701. County name: Sangamon, County fips: 17167

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People born in Springfield (190)

People born in Springfield, including musician Barrett Deems, singer June Christy, Fourth son of President Abraham Lincoln Tad Lincoln, you can see a list of people who born in Springfield.

Schools

College & universities near Springfield

Code Name City ZIP
364122 HSHS St. John's Hospital School of Clinical Laboratory Science Springfield (IL) 62769

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Springfield

Code Name Address Type
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS

Other places with the same name (28)

Other cities in Sangamon County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Sangamon County , IL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Arlington Heights 74,760 Village in Cook County, Illinois, United States; suburb of Chicago, Illinois
Chatham 13,008 Village in Illinois, USA
Woodside 10,585 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Sherman 4,679 Village in Illinois, USA
Auburn 4,623 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Rochester 3,709 Village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Riverton 3,434 Village in Illinois
Pawnee 2,640 City in Oklahoma
Buckhart 1,688 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Jerome 1,588 Village in Illinois, United States
Southern View 1,570 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
Williamsville 1,485 Village in the United States
Leland Grove 1,464 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States
Grandview 1,383 City in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States of America
New Berlin 1,333 Township in Sangamon County, Illinois
Divernon 1,105 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Springfield distances to largest Illinois cities

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