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Annawan, Illinois

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The location of Annawan

Welcome to Annawan ...

The town of Annawan is located in Henry County.

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

The pronunciation of Annawan: AN-uh-wahn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Annawan has a population of 855 people<3> (see below for details).

Annawan was incorporated March 31, 1869.

The community of Annawan is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Annawan: (309)

The ZIP code for Annawan: 61234<5>

Population Details ...

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).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Annawan had an population of 855 people. This is a decrease of 2.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.5% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Annawan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Annawan and not the distance if driven.<6>.

Community   2017
Atkinson   [Map]   953   W   5 miles [8 km]
Cambridge   [Map]   2,099   SW   16 miles [25.7 km]
Galva   [Map]   2,503   SW   17 miles [27.4 km]
Geneseo   [Map]   6,533   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Kewanee   [Map]   12,473   S   10 miles [16.1 km]
Prophetstown   [Map]   1,974   N   18 miles [29 km]

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

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 Annawan. 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 Annawan. 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 Annawan.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Annawan.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Annawan - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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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 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).

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

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Annawan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3982, Longitude: -89.9078     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Annawan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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