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Welcome to Annawan ...

The town of Annawan is located in Henry County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Annawan: AN-uh-wahn<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Annawan, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Annawan has a population of 853 people<4> (see below for details).

Annawan is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Annawan is within the (309) area code.

The ZIP code for Annawan: 61234<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Annawan had an population of 853 people. This is a decrease of 2.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.73% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Annawan had a population of 878 people. This makes Annawan the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 878 people, the population of Annawan increased 1.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 868 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Annawan.

Communities near Annawan ...

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

  • Kewanee
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kewanee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kewanee
    • Kewanee is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,174 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kewanee <7>
  • Geneseo
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Geneseo have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Geneseo
    • Geneseo is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,505 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Geneseo <7>
  • Galva
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Cambridge
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Prophetstown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Walnut
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Atkinson
    (5 miles [8 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Atkinson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Atkinson
    • Atkinson is located in Henry County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 955 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Atkinson <7>
  • Wyanet
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyanet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyanet
    • Wyanet is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 914 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyanet <7>
  • Sheffield
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
    • Sheffield is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 855 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield <7>
  • Tampico
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Annawan. 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 Annawan.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Annawan ...

Looking for more information about Annawan? 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 Annawan, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Annawan.

Adding Annawan to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Annawan was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

We also found Annawan in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Annawan.

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

The official website for Henry County: www.henrycty.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 Henry, 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 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 Annawan. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Annawan.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Annawan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 town (such as Annawan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Annawan or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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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