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Welcome to Alonzo ...

Alonzo is located in Iroquois County<1>.

The location of Alonzo has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Alonzo is 660 feet [201 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Alonzo lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel east from Alonzo (for example, toward Boswell (IN)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Communities Also Named Alonzo ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Alonzo - they are located in Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Alonzo.

Communities near Alonzo ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Alonzo.

  • Hoopeston [Vermilion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoopeston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoopeston
    • Hoopeston [Vermilion County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Alonzo
    • Estimated population in 2018: 5,079 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hoopeston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoopeston<5>
  • Watseka [Iroquois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Watseka
    • Watseka [Iroquois County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Alonzo
    • Estimated population in 2018: 4,860 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Watseka
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Watseka<5>
  • Gilman [Iroquois County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gilman
    • Gilman [Iroquois County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Alonzo
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,682 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gilman
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gilman<5>
  • Onarga [Iroquois County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Onarga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Onarga
    • Onarga [Iroquois County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Alonzo
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,287 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Onarga
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Onarga<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Rossville [Vermilion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
      • Rossville [Vermilion County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Alonzo
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,235 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<5>
    • Milford [Iroquois County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
      • Milford [Iroquois County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Alonzo
      • Estimated population in 2018: 1,191 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Milford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford<5>
    • Sheldon [Iroquois County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheldon
      • Sheldon [Iroquois County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Alonzo
      • Estimated population in 2018: 976 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sheldon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheldon<5>
    • Cissna Park [Iroquois County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cissna Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cissna Park
      • Cissna Park [Iroquois County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Alonzo
      • Estimated population in 2018: 776 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cissna Park
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cissna Park<5>
    • Boswell [Benton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boswell
      • Boswell [Benton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Alonzo
      • Estimated population in 2018: 759 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boswell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell<5>
    • Potomac [Vermilion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potomac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potomac
      • Potomac [Vermilion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Alonzo
      • Estimated population in 2018: 702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Potomac
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potomac<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Alonzo. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Alonzo.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Alonzo. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Alonzo.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Alonzo. See our Newspapers Page for Alonzo.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Alonzo ...

Looking for more information about Alonzo? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Alonzo, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Alonzo.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Illinois

About Iroquois County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alonzo. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Iroquois County: www.iroquois-co.com/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Iroquois, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Alonzo - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Alonzo) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alonzo. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5667, Longitude: -87.7311       In this case, the coordinates for Alonzo have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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