Virden Macoupin County, Illinois

Virden: City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States

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Location of Virden on Illinois map.


Virden is a city located in the county of Macoupin in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,671 and a population density of 1,963 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 3,462 inhabitants.


Virden is located at 39°30'3"N 89°46'4"W (39.5008900, -89.7678700).

Virden map

Virden Quick Facts

Population : 3,462 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Macoupin County
Postal code : 62690
Phone Area Codes : 217
Area : 1.87 km2
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 04:22:13 (15th June 2021)
Density : 1,851 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : -6.04% (2010-2019)


According to census records, the population of Virden decreased by 6.04% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,671 - census
2011 3,666 -0.14% estimation process
2012 3,613 -1.47% estimation process
2013 3,586 -0.75% estimation process
2014 3,551 -0.99% estimation process
2015 3,528 -0.65% estimation process
2016 3,512 -0.46% estimation process
2017 3,503 -0.26% estimation process
2018 3,490 -0.37% estimation process
2019 3,462 -0.81% estimation process

Virden zip code is 62690. County name: Macoupin, County fips: 17117

People born in Virden (6)

People born in Virden, including sociologist Edward Alsworth Ross, economist Henry Calvert Simons, opera singer, aviator and photographer Melvin Vaniman, you can see a list of people who born in Virden.

  • Julian N. Frisbie
  • Willard Bartlett (American surgeon)
  • Perley Milton Silloway (American naturalist)


College & universities near Virden

Code Name City ZIP
143288 Blackburn College Carlinville (IL) 62626

Stations (8)

Amtrak & bus stations near Virden

Code Name Address Type
CRV Carlinville 128 Alton Rd. RAIL
SPI Springfield station East Washington and North Third Sts. RAIL
ALN Alton 3400 College Ave. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
STL Gateway Transportation Center 551 South 16th St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Macoupin County

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

City Name Population Title
Carlinville 6,187 City in Illinois
Staunton 5,492 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Gillespie 3,630 City in Illinois, United States
Piasa 3,183 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Brighton 2,131 Village in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Girard 2,000 City in Illinois
Mount Olive 1,939 City in Illinois
Bunker Hill 1,687 City in Illinois, USA
Benld 1,422 City in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Shipman 1,345 Township in Macoupin County, Illinois
Palmyra 659 Village in Illinois, United States
Nilwood 605 Town of the United States
Wilsonville 553 Village in Illinois, United States
Medora 392 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Barr 317 Unincorporated community in Macoupin County, Illinois, United States
Sawyerville 266 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Virden distances to largest Illinois cities

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