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The population of Coal City is approximately 4,797 (2000), 5587 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,588 (1990), 2162 (2010).

The amount of land area in Coal City is 5.498 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Coal City is 2.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Coal City to Washington DC is 639 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 128 miles. (as the crow flies)
Coal City is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 88.27 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Coal City elevation is 565 feet above sea level.
Coal City median income is $51,921 (2000).

The Coal City median home price is $114,700 (2000).

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Coal City location: southwest of Joliet and Chicago in northeastern Illinois. Nearby communities include Carbon Hill, Diamond, Godley, Braceville, Braidwood, Gardner, South Wilmington and Wilmington.

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Climate & Weather

The average winter temperature is 21.2 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 48.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.5 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 52.1 degrees F.

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Coal City history:

Peter Lansett, a trader, came here in 1820, and found coal lying on the ground. He then sold it to local blacksmiths and Coal City had begun. It was incorporated on 17 August 1881.

Here is a history page for Coal City. This page has some nice historical pictures.
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Learn more about Coal City at this informative site.

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