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The population of Carbondale is approximately 25902 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 10,416 (1990), 11035 (2010).

The amount of land area in Carbondale is 26.431 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.644 sq kilometers.
The distance from Carbondale to Washington DC is 696 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 143 miles. (as the crow flies)
Carbondale is positioned 37.72 degrees north of the equator and 89.21 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Carbondale elevation is 415 feet above sea level.

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Carbondale location: 100 miles southeast of St. Louis, Missouri

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Carbondale history:

Carbonville began as a railroad town that depended on the Illinois Central Railroad which had a division headquarters here. By 1900, other industries began arriving. The university began as a small teacher's college. By 1947, it became a university.
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Home of Southern Illinois University

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