West Frankfort Franklin County, Illinois

West Frankfort: City in Illinois, USA

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Location of West Frankfort on Illinois map.

About

West Frankfort is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Illinois. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,182 and a population density of 1,630 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 7,733 inhabitants.

The city was created 211 years ago in 1809.

West Frankfort City Hall image
West Frankfort City Hall
West Frankfort City Hall image

Geography

West Frankfort is located at 37°53'52"N 88°55'53"W (37.8978300, -88.9314600).

West Frankfort map

Weather

West Frankfort forecast: Sunny, with a high near 62. West northwest wind 5 to 14 mph, with gusts as high as 21 mph. more

West Frankfort Quick Facts

Population : 7,733 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
County : Franklin County
Phone Area Codes : 618
Area : 5.02 km2
Altitude : 400 feet / 122 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1810 (211 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 21:56:45 (16th October 2021)
Postal code : 62896
Density : 1,540 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.81% (2010-2020)
Weather : 62℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of West Frankfort decreased by 5.81% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,182 - census
2011 8,179 -0.04% estimation process
2012 8,136 -0.53% estimation process
2013 8,071 -0.81% estimation process
2014 8,042 -0.36% estimation process
2015 8,022 -0.25% estimation process
2016 7,956 -0.83% estimation process
2017 7,939 -0.21% estimation process
2018 7,871 -0.86% estimation process
2019 7,823 -0.61% estimation process
2020 7,733 -1.16% estimation process

West Frankfort zip code is 62896. County name: Franklin, County fips: 17055

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People born in West Frankfort (7)

People born in West Frankfort, including United States Army Medal of Honor recipient Clyde L. Choate, college football coach Gerry Hart, baseball player Hal Smith, you can see a list of people who born in West Frankfort.

Schools in West Frankfort

College & universities near West Frankfort, IL

Code Name City ZIP
146205 John A Logan College Carterville (IL) 62918-2500

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near West Frankfort, IL

Code Name Address Type
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
DQN Du Quoin 20 North Chestnut St. RAIL
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL
MVI Mt. Vernon, IL 102 Potomac Boulevard BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS

Post offices near West Frankfort

Post Office Name City ZIP
West Frankfor Post Office West Frankfort (IL) 62896

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Franklin County

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

City Name Population Title
Frankfort 19,411 County seat city in Franklin County, Kentucky, USA and Kentucky federated state capital city
Benton 6,784 City in Illinois
Logan 3,057 Unincorporated community in Illinois
Christopher 2,686 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Sesser 1,837 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Zeigler 1,671 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Royalton 1,110 City in Minnesota
Valier 630 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
West City 626 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Thompsonville 519 Village in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Buckner 435 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Orient 338 City in Franklin County, Illinois, United States
Ewing 293 City in Illinois, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

West Frankfort distances to largest Illinois cities