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Putnam County, Illinois


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Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Standard is approximately 260 (1990), 220 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 117 (1990), 109 (2010).
The amount of land area in Standard is 1.464 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Standard to Washington DC is 687 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 104 miles. (as the crow flies)
Standard is positioned 41.25 degrees north of the equator and 89.18 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

The people of Standard originally came from the Mediterranean and Baltic areas. The town started up in 1905 with a coal mine as the main economy. Though the mine closed up about 20 years later, the town of Standard continues to survive.
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