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Centralia
Marion County, Illinois

ZipCodes
62801




Page Contents for Centralia, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Centralia is approximately 14,136 2000, 13032 2010.
The approximate number of families is 6,317 1990, 5505 2010.
The amount of land area in Centralia is 16.83 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.352 sq kilometers.
The distance from Centralia to Washington DC is 687 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 91 miles. (as the crow flies)
Centralia is positioned 38.52 degrees north of the equator and 89.12 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Centralia elevation is 493 feet above sea level.

Location

70 miles due East of St. Louis, MO, in South-Central Illinois

Here is a map page for Centralia.
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Weather


four seasons.
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History & History Related Items

Centralia was founded in 1853.
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The settling of Centralia

1851


Attractions

Centralia Museum

The Great American Adventure Club
"The Christa McAuliffe Award" Winning Experiential Travel/Study Program. See the website or under schools below for more information.

The CentraliaHot Air Balloon Fest
held each year in August.

Learn more about Centralia at this site.
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Centralia City Government

City of Centralia
222 S. Poplar
Centralia, Illinois 62801
Phone: 618 533-7622
Fax: 618 533-4534

Centralia has a council-manager form of government, with four council representatives and a mayor elected to four-year terms.

Centralia Chamber

Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Office
130 South Locust Street
Centralia, Illinois 62801
Phone: 618-532-6789
Fax: 618-533-7305

Centralia Organizations

Greater Centralia Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Office
130 South Locust Street
Centralia, Illinois 62801
Phone: 618-532-6789
Fax: 618-533-7305

Centralia Schools

The Great American Adventure Club
located at 1208 South Sycamore Street in Centralia, Illinois. The Great American Adventure Club is "The Christa McAuliffe Award" Winning Experiential Travel/Study Program - Selected by The Illinois State Board of Education & The U.S.Dept.of Education as "Important & Innovative!"
Founded by Visionary Educator/Artist/Creative Program Director, Coleman Wheeler - In The Spirit of Adventure!
Contact by Phone: 618-533-4855 or E-mail: adventur@midwest.net


Kaskaskia College is in Centralia
27210 College Road
Centralia, IL 62801
Toll-free: 800-642-0859

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