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Geneseo
Henry County, Illinois

ZipCodes
61254




Page Contents for Geneseo, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Geneseo is approximately 6,480 (2000), 6586 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,854 (2000), 2839 (2010).
The amount of land area in Geneseo is 9.169 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.021 sq kilometers.
The distance from Geneseo to Washington DC is 742 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 118 miles. (as the crow flies)
Geneseo is positioned 41.44 degrees north of the equator and 90.15 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northwestern Illinois
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History & History Related Items

The first settlers of the area came from Bergen and Geneseo in upper New York State. The name is an Indian word meaning Pleasant Valley. The original town was recorded on 12 July 1838.

Here is a history page for Geneseo.
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Attractions

Geneseo Historical Museum
205 S. State Street
Geneseo, IL
This home was built in 1855 by George Richard. The addition came in 1867 after the Wilson Brothers bought the home. It became the museum in 1997.
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Geneseo City Government

The City of Geneseo

City Hall
101 S. State St.
Geneseo, Illinois
Phone: 309-944-6419

Geneseo Chamber

Geneseo Chamber of Commerce
100 West Main Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254
Phone: 309-944-2686
Fax: 309-944-2647
Email

Geneseo Organizations

Geneseo Chamber of Commerce
100 West Main Street
Geneseo, Illinois 61254
Phone: 309-944-2686
Fax: 309-944-2647
Email

Geneseo Libraries

Geneseo Public Library
218 S. State Street
Geneseo, Illinois
Phone: 309-944-6452
Fax: 309-944-6721 Geneseo

Miscellany

The population of Geneseo was:
1990 - 5,990
2000 - 6,480

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