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The population of Tampico is approximately 772 (2000), 790 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 329 (1990), 294 (2010).

The amount of land area in Tampico is 1.055 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Tampico is 0.4 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Tampico to Washington DC is 725 miles. The distance to the Illinois state capital is 127 miles. (as the crow flies)
Tampico is positioned 41.63 degrees north of the equator and 89.78 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Tampico elevation is 640 feet above sea level.
Tampico median income is $40,221 (2000).

The Tampico median home price is $65,600 (2000).

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Tampico location: in northwestern Illinois near the border with Iowa. Nearby communities include Prophetstown, Lyndon, Rock Falls, Sterling, Walnut, Manlius, Mineral and Morrison.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Tampico is moderate with all four seasons represented. Here is a current weather page for Tampico.
Tampico average annual precipitation is 36.1 inches per year.
Tampico average annual snowfall is 31.1 inches per year.
The average winter temperature is 19.1 degrees F.
The average spring temperature is 48.7 degrees F.
The average summer temperature is 73.2 degrees F.
The average fall temperature is 51.5 degrees F.

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Tampico history:

Because of the slough area and water in many areas, the settlement here was not really begun until the early 1850's when Hiram Tompkins, John and Nicholas Lutyens and Jacob Barney all made the area their home. Other interesting history may be found on the page link below

Here is a Early Tampico history page.

The Tampico home page has a number of good history links part way down the page.
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Tampico attractions:

Ronald Reagan Birthplace and Museum
119 South Main Street
P.O. Box 154
Tampico, IL 61283
Phone: 815-438-2130

Sandy Pine Elk Farm

6 Feb 1911 - 2004
Tampico is the birthplace of former U.S. President, Ronald Reagan. Try this page for a history of President Reagan.
Information from a Ronald Reagan website about his life in Tampico

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