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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Dakota is approximately 499 (2000), 506 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 203 (1990), 199 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dakota is 0.714 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dakota to Washington DC is 727 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 179 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dakota is positioned 42.38 degrees north of the equator and 89.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Dakota average annual rainfall is 33.00 inches per year
Dakota average annual snowfall is 36.00 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 19.20 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 74.00 degrees F.


in the far northern portion of Illinois. Nearby communities include Freeport, Rock City, Dvis and Durand.
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Dakota City Government

Dakota is a village with a six member board of trustees. There is also a village president, clerk and treasurer. All positions are elected except for the treasurer which is an appointed position. Dakota


The population of Dakota was:
1980 - 550
1990 - 549
1996 - 536
2000 - 499

Dakota is located in the central time zone and does participate in Daylight Savings Time

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