Washington, Tazewell County, Illinois

Washington: City in Tazewell County, Illinois


Washington is a city located in the county of Tazewell in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 15,134 and a population density of 727 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,395 inhabitants.

The city was created 189 years ago in 1833.

Quick Facts about Washington

Population : 16,395 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Tazewell County
Different from : Washington County
Postal code : 61571
Phone Area Codes : 309
Area : 20.81 km2
Named for : George Washington
Altitude : 758 feet / 231 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1834 (189 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:44:17 (30th May 2023)
Density : 788 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 7.69% (2010-2020)
Washington locator map
Location of Washington on Illinois map.
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Image Denhart Bank Building.
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Washington is located at 40°42'13"N 89°24'26"W (40.7036500, -89.4073100).

Washington map


The population of Washington increased by 7.69% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 15,134 - census
2011 15,451 2.05% estimation process
2012 15,525 0.48% estimation process
2013 15,743 1.38% estimation process
2014 15,642 -0.65% estimation process
2015 16,465 5% estimation process
2016 16,668 1.22% estimation process
2017 16,676 0.05% estimation process
2018 16,569 -0.65% estimation process
2019 16,519 -0.3% estimation process
2020 16,395 -0.76% estimation process

Washington zip code is 61571. County name: Tazewell, County fips: 17179

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People born in Washington (5)

People born in Washington, including basketball player Doug Lee, U.S. Army general Claire E. Hutchin, Jr., basketball player Alec Peters, .


  • Tim Tully he was born in 01/01/1954
  • William R. A. Wilson (American author and physician (1870-1911)) he was born in 01/01/1870

Schools in Washington

College & universities near Washington, IL

Code Name City ZIP
145682 Illinois Central College East Peoria (IL) 61635-0001

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Washington, IL

Code Name Address Type
PIA Peoria, Illinois 6100 West Everett M. Dirksen Parkway BUS
BNL Uptown Station 100 East Parkinson St. RAIL
LCN Lincoln Broadway and North Chicago Sts. RAIL
PON Pontiac station 721 West Washington St. RAIL
KEE Kewanee Loomis and North Tremont Sts. RAIL

Post offices near Washington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Washington Post Office Washington (IL) 61571

Other places with the same name (30)

Other cities in Tazewell County

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

City Name Population Title
Pekin 31,808 County seat of Tazewell County, Illinois
East Peoria 22,344 City on the Illinois River in Tazewell County, Illinois, USA
Morton 16,232 Village in Tazewell County, Illinois
Creve Coeur 5,109 Village in Illinois, United States
Marquette Heights 2,617 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States
Mackinaw 2,430 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America
Wesley 2,130 Township in Will County, Illinois
Tremont 2,114 City in Itawamba County, Mississippi, United States of America
Delavan 1,596 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
North Pekin 1,530 Village in Illinois, USA
Minier 1,180 City in Tazewell County, Illinois, United States of America
South Pekin 1,081 Village in Illinois, USA
Hopedale 998 Township in Tazewell County, Illinois
Dillon 957 Human settlement in United States of America
Cooper 862 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Deer Creek 657 Village mostly in Tazewell County, Illinois, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Washington distances to largest Illinois cities