Sullivan Moultrie County, Illinois

Sullivan: City in Illinois


Sullivan is a city located in the county of Moultrie in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,440 and a population density of 634 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,400 inhabitants.

The city was created 176 years ago in 1844.

Sullivan Quick Facts

Population : 4,400 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Moultrie County
Postal code : 61951
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 7 km2
Named for : Sullivan's Island
Altitude : 673 feet / 205 meters
Capital city : Sullivan is capital of Moultrie County
Establishment : January 01, 1845 (176 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 00:53:52 (2nd December 2021)
Density : 629 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.91% (2010-2020)
Sullivan locator map
Location of Sullivan on Illinois map.
Southern side of courthouse square in Sullivan image
Southern side of courthouse square in Sullivan
Southern side of courthouse square in Sullivan image


Sullivan is located at 39°35'58"N 88°36'28"W (39.5994800, -88.6078400).

Sullivan map


According to census records, the population of Sullivan decreased by 0.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,440 - census
2011 4,453 0.29% estimation process
2012 4,461 0.18% estimation process
2013 4,445 -0.36% estimation process
2014 4,440 -0.11% estimation process
2015 4,445 0.11% estimation process
2016 4,418 -0.61% estimation process
2017 4,461 0.96% estimation process
2018 4,467 0.13% estimation process
2019 4,421 -1.04% estimation process
2020 4,400 -0.48% estimation process

Sullivan zip code is 61951. County name: Moultrie, County fips: 17139

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Local Places in Sullivan

People born in Sullivan (6)

People born in Sullivan, including ornithologist and entomologist Melbourne Armstrong Carriker, football player Harold Pogue, politician Jack A. Patterson, you can see a list of people who born in Sullivan.

Schools in Sullivan

College & universities near Sullivan, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146506 Lake Land College Mattoon (IL) 61938

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sullivan, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Sullivan

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sullivan Post Office Sullivan (IL) 61951

Other places with the same name (9)

Other cities in Moultrie County

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

City Name Population Title
Bruce 12,209 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Bethany 1,210 Village in Illinois, United States
Lovington 1,010 Township in Moultrie County, Illinois
Dalton City 494 Village in Illinois, USA
Gays 252 Village in Moultrie County, Illinois
Allenville 141 Human settlement in the United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Sullivan distances to largest Illinois cities