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America's Biggest Small Town
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The population of Galesburg is approximately 33,530 (1990), 32195 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 14,322 (1990), 13008 (2010).

The amount of land area in Galesburg is 43.716 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.459 sq kilometers.
The distance from Galesburg to Washington DC is 746 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 90 miles. (as the crow flies)
Galesburg is positioned 40.95 degrees north of the equator and 90.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Galesburg has several nicknames: America's Biggest Small Town and Rail City. It is also known as the Seminary St. birthplace of downtown revitalizations, birthplace of the Rueben Sandwich and home of Knox College, the Harvard of the Midwest. It is also the birthplace of Carl Sandburg, famous American poet.

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