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


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


Page Contents for Watseka, Illinois

Statistics & Facts

City Attractions

Statistics & Facts

The Illinois state capital is Springfield.
The population of Watseka is approximately 5,424 (1990), 5255 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,303 (1990), 2285 (2010).
The amount of land area in Watseka is 6.462 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Watseka to Washington DC is 602 miles.
The distance to the Illinois state capital is 125 miles. (as the crow flies)
Watseka is positioned 40.77 degrees north of the equator and 87.73 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Henry Bacon
designer of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC, was born November 28, 1866 in Watseka IL. He was a noted "Beaux-Arts" architect who also contributed to the design of the Rhode Island State House. Among other projects, Bacon also designed the Court of the Four Seasons for the 1915 Panama-Pacific Exposition in San Francisco, and the World War I Memorial at Yale University.
Return to Index

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