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The location of Ancona









Welcome to Ancona ...

Ancona is located in Livingston County.

The location of Ancona has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Ancona: an-KOH-nuh<2>

Ancona is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Ancona: (815) & (779)<4>

The ZIP code for Ancona: 61311<5>

Communities near Ancona ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017<7>
Population
DirDistance
Flanagan   [Map]   1,069   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Grand Ridge   [Map]   529   N   13 miles [20.9 km]
Marseilles   [Map]   4,899   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Minonk   [Map]   2,006   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Odell   [Map]   987   E   18 miles [29 km]
Pontiac   [Map]   11,809   SE   16 miles [25.7 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Ancona.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ancona. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ancona. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ancona.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Ancona:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ancona ...

Looking for more information about Ancona? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Ancona, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Ancona.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Livingston County: www.livingstoncounty-il.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Ancona. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ancona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).

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<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Ancona). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Ancona or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Ancona) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Ancona. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ancona

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ancona. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.0406, Longitude: -88.8726     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Ancona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<7>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Ancona.

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