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Orion
Henry County, Illinois

ZipCodes
61273




Page Contents for Orion, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

Government

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Orion is approximately 1,713 2000, 1861 2010.
The approximate number of families is 715 2000, 743 2010.
The amount of land area in Orion is 1.821 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Orion to Washington DC is 752 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 115 miles. (as the crow flies)
Orion is positioned 41.35 degrees north of the equator and 90.37 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

in northwestern Illinois.
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History & History Related Items

Before becoming Orion on 11 November 1865, the town was known as Deanington. The town was founded in 1853 by Charles W. Dean and was named for its founder.
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Orion City Government

Orion Village Hall
1202 4th Steet
Orion, Illinois
Phone: 309-526-8139
Fax: 309-526-8444

The Village Board meets on the first and third Monday of each month at 7:30 pm. Orion

Miscellany

The population of Orion was:
1990 - 1,821
2000 - 1,713

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