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Georgetown
Vermilion County, Illinois

ZipCodes
61846




Page Contents for Georgetown, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Georgetown is approximately 3,576 2002, 3474 2010.
The approximate number of families is 1,544 1990, 1389 2010.
The amount of land area in Georgetown is 4.149 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Georgetown is 1.6 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Georgetown to Washington DC is 606 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 114 miles. (as the crow flies)
Georgetown is positioned 39.97 degrees north of the equator and 87.63 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Georgetown median income is $ 33,852 2000.
The Georgetown median home price is $ 45,600 2000.

Location

in east-central Illinois, ten miles south of Danville. Other nearby communities include Westville, Ridge Farm, Belgium, Catlin, Indianola, Tilton and Cayuga
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Weather


seasonal with moderate snow in the winter and rain in the summer. Average temperatures range from about 25 in the winter to 75 in the summer.
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History & History Related Items

Quakers came here from Tennessee to settle the area. The original surveyor, James Haworth, used a grapevine and the stars to survey the area. The town was named for his son.

Here is a history page for Georgetown.
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The founding of Georgetown

1827

The incorporation of Georgetown

1873


Attractions

Vermilion County Online with information, including history, about the county and its communities.

The Georgetown Fair
held each year in August.

NOTED NOTABLES
Birthplace of Donald Jones, Silicon Valley Inventor for the Semiconductor Industry
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Georgetown City Government

City of Georgetown
208 S. Walnut St.
Georgetown, IL 61846
Phone: 217-662-2525

Georgetown Chamber

Vermilion County Chamber of Commerce

Georgetown Organizations

Vermilion County Chamber of Commerce

Georgetown Libraries

Georgetown Public Library
102 West West Street
Georgetown, IL 61846
Phone: 217-662-2164
Fax: 217-662-6790

Georgetown Schools

Georgetown-Ridge Farm Unit #4
400 West West Street
Georgetown, IL 61846
Phone: 217-662-8488
Fax: 217-662-3402 Georgetown

Miscellany

The population of Georgetown was:
1890 - 600
1920 - 4,000
1990 - 3,678
2000 - 3,628
2002 - 3,576

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