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New Salem
Pike County, Illinois

ZipCodes
62357




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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of New Salem is approximately 147 (1990), 137 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 66 (1990), 58 (2010).
The amount of land area in New Salem is 2.698 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from New Salem to Washington DC is 786 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 68 miles. (as the crow flies)
New Salem is positioned 39.70 degrees north of the equator and 90.84 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Attractions

Lincoln's New Salem
20 miles NW of Springfield on Rt. 97
Phone: 217-632-4000
Please call ahead for hours of operation
Lincoln lived up here for six years (1831-37). He held jobs here, was the postmaster, studied law and elected a legislator while he lived here. This is a re-constructed village where history comes to life with costumed interpreters and more.
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New Salem City Government

US Post Office
101 Griggsville St
New Salem, IL 62357-9998
Phone: 217-285-6805

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