Tuscola, Douglas County, Illinois

Tuscola: City in Illinois


Tuscola is a city located in the county of Douglas in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 4,480 and a population density of 629 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 4,370 inhabitants.

The city was created 155 years ago in 1867.

Quick Facts about Tuscola

Population : 4,370 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Douglas County
Postal code : 61953
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 7.12 km2
Altitude : 650 feet / 198 meters
Capital city : Tuscola is capital of Douglas County
Establishment : January 01, 1868 (155 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 20:51:47 (2nd June 2023)
Density : 614 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -2.52% (2010-2020)
Tuscola locator map
Location of Tuscola on Illinois map.
Douglas County Illinois Courthouse Monument image
Douglas County Illinois Courthouse Monument
Douglas County Illinois Courthouse Monument image


Tuscola is located at 39°47'57"N 88°16'59"W (39.7992000, -88.2831000).

Tuscola map


According to census records, the population of Tuscola decreased by 2.52% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 4,480 - census
2011 4,458 -0.49% estimation process
2012 4,464 0.13% estimation process
2013 4,458 -0.13% estimation process
2014 4,466 0.18% estimation process
2015 4,447 -0.43% estimation process
2016 4,416 -0.7% estimation process
2017 4,391 -0.57% estimation process
2018 4,356 -0.8% estimation process
2019 4,359 0.07% estimation process
2020 4,370 0.25% estimation process

Tuscola zip code is 61953. County name: Douglas, County fips: 17041

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People born in Tuscola (11)

People born in Tuscola, including football player Fred Wakefield, politician and United States Army soldier Fred Ernst Busbey, musician David Wolfenberger, .


Schools in Tuscola

College & universities near Tuscola, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145637 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Champaign (IL) 61820-5711

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Tuscola, IL

Code Name Address Type
CHM Illinois Terminal 45 East University Ave. RAIL
MAT Mattoon station 1718 Broadway Ave. RAIL
RTL Rantoul West Sangamon and North Kentucky Aves. RAIL
DVI Danville, Illinois 379 Lynch Road BUS
EFG Effingham 401 West National Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Tuscola

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tuscola Post Office Tuscola (IL) 61953

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Tuscola , Michigan township in Tuscola County, Michigan with a population of 1,942 people.
  • Tuscola , Texas human settlement in Taylor County, Texas, United States of America with a population of 735 people.

Other cities in Douglas County

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

City Name Population Title
Bourbon 4,061 Township in Douglas County, Illinois
Arcola 2,838 Township in Douglas County, Illinois
Villa Grove 2,414 City in Douglas County, Illinois, United States
Arthur 2,192 Village in Illinois, United States
Atwood 1,155 City in Rawlins County, Kansas, United States
Newman 836 Village in Illinois
Camargo 596 Village in Douglas County Illinois, United States
Hindsboro 296 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Murdock 238 Township in Douglas County, Illinois
Garrett 160 Human settlement in Douglas County, Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Tuscola distances to largest Illinois cities