US Facts       Footsteps of History       Footsteps of History In Pictures       It Happened Here      
Mottos, Slogans and Nicknames       Noted Notables


Welcome To KEY TO THE CITY's Page For
Franklin County, Illinois


Page Contents for Orient, Illinois

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Orient is approximately 428 1990, 358 2010.
The approximate number of families is 201 1990, 154 2010.
The amount of land area in Orient is 1.433 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Orient to Washington DC is 681 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 134 miles. (as the crow flies)
Orient is positioned 37.91 degrees north of the equator and 88.97 degrees west of the prime meridian.


about 1/2 mile from Middle Fork Creek.
Return to Index

History & History Related Items

Orient began as a small settlement built in the woods roughly 120 years ago.
Return to Index


American Legion Post 1961 Memorial, located on Jackson Street right next to the American Legion
Return to Index

Orient City Government

A new city hall was erected in 1995, before this time, the city hall was a one car garage on main street which was turned into a very small office building.

The mayor of Orient: Mario Allois Jr. 2000
Police Commisioner of Orient: Wayne Allois 2000 Orient


Oldest Natural Resident of Orient: Mary Allois 2000

Contribute information for this community or any other community on the Key To TheCity website

Be sure to include the name of the community and its state when contacting Key to the City as you are NOT directly contacting this community.

Thanks for visiting Key to the City. Come back again! Soon!

The information on Key to the City is from multiple sources including government, commerce, libraries, individuals and organizations. There is no guarantee of the accuracy or timeliness of the information presented on these pages, therefore, please use at your own risk.

Search Key to the City
Custom Search
or Search anywhere on the Web
Custom Search