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The Illinois state capital is Springfield.

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62650, 62651

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Jacksonville is approximately 19446 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,898 (1990), 7357 (2010).

The amount of land area in Jacksonville is 21.645 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.499 sq kilometers.
The distance from Jacksonville to Washington DC is 751 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 33 miles. (as the crow flies)
Jacksonville is positioned 39.72 degrees north of the equator and 90.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Jacksonville elevation is 613 feet above sea level.

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Jacksonville location: in central Illinois about 40 miles west of Springfield.

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History & History Related Items

Jacksonville history: Jacksonville was founded by Southerners and named for Andrew Jackson, though it was settled mostly by New Englanders. Jacksonville is home to Eli Bridge Company, the world's largest manufacturer of the Ferris wheel. It is the county seat of Morgan County.
A history page for Jacksonville which includes pictures as well as good information. includes pictures as well as information
The founding of Jacksonville: 1825
The incorporation date of Jacksonville: 1867

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Jacksonville attractions:
Jacksonville Area Visitors and Conventions Bureau
155 W. Morton
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Telephone: 217/243-5678 or 1-800-593-5678
Fax: 217/245-0661
E-Mail: javcb@csj.net
Here is a webpage about Jacksonville

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