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Jacksonville
Morgan County Illinois

ZipCodes
62650, 62651




Page Contents for Jacksonville, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Schools.



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
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.

Location

in central Illinois about 40 miles west of Springfield.
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History & History Related Items

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
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The founding of Jacksonville

1825

The incorporation of Jacksonville

1867


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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Jacksonville City Government

Jacksonville City Government
Municipal Building
200 West Douglas Avenue
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217 479-4600
FAX: 217 479-4609
TDD: 217 479-4611
Email: mayor@csj.net

Jacksonville Chamber

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
155 W. Morton
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217 245-2174 FAX: 217 245-0661 E-mail: javcb@csj.net

Jacksonville Organizations

Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce
155 W. Morton
Jacksonville, IL 62650
Phone: 217 245-2174 FAX: 217 245-0661 E-mail: javcb@csj.net

Jacksonville Schools

Illinois School for the Deaf
Administrative Contact
Joan Forney, Superintendent
jforney@roe46.k12.il.us

Illinois College in Jacksonville, IL
1101 West College Ave
Jacksonville, Illinois 62650
Phone: 888 595-3030
Phone: 217 245-3000

MacMurray College in Jacksonville, IL.
email for more info - admiss@mac.edu


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