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Welcome to Ancona ...

Ancona is located in Livingston County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Ancona: an-KOH-nuh<3>

Ancona is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Ancona: (815) & (779)<5>

The ZIP code for Ancona: 61311<6>

Adding Ancona to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Ancona in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Ancona was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).

We also found Ancona in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Ancona on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Ancona ...

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

  • Streator [La Salle County]
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    • Streator [La Salle County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the north of Ancona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,113 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Streator
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Streator<8>
  • Pontiac [Livingston County]
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    • Pontiac [Livingston County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Ancona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,253 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pontiac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pontiac
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pontiac<8>
  • Marseilles [La Salle County]
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    • Marseilles [La Salle County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Ancona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,834 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marseilles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marseilles
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marseilles<8>
  • Minonk [Woodford County]
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    • Minonk [Woodford County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southwest of Ancona
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,974 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minonk have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minonk
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minonk<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Toluca [Marshall County]
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      • Toluca [Marshall County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the west of Ancona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,269 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Toluca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Toluca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Toluca<8>
    • Flanagan [Livingston County]
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      • Flanagan [Livingston County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the south of Ancona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,064 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Flanagan have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flanagan
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flanagan<8>
    • Odell [Livingston County]
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      • Odell [Livingston County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the east of Ancona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 964 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Odell
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Odell<8>
    • Wenona [Marshall County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wenona
      • Wenona [Marshall County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the west of Ancona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 938 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wenona have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wenona
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wenona<8>
    • Tonica [La Salle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tonica
      • Tonica [La Salle County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the northwest of Ancona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 715 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tonica have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tonica
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tonica<8>
    • Grand Ridge [La Salle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grand Ridge
      • Grand Ridge [La Salle County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Ancona
      • Estimated population in 2019: 525 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grand Ridge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grand Ridge
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grand Ridge<8>

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 Ancona. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ancona.

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ancona.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ancona. See our Newspapers 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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About Livingston County

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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>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Livingston, 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 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.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ancona - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<6>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).
<7>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 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 for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AnconaOur 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       In this case, the coordinates for Ancona have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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