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Antioch, Illinois

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The location of Antioch

Welcome to Antioch ...

The village of Antioch is located in Lake County.

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

The pronunciation of Antioch: AN-ti-ahk<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Antioch has a population of 14,235 people<3> (see below for details).

Antioch is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Antioch: (847) and (224)<5>

The ZIP code for Antioch: 60002<6>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Antioch had a population of 14,430 people. This makes Antioch the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Antioch represents 0.11% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 170th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,430 people, the population of Antioch increased 64.2% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,788 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Antioch had an population of 14,235 people. This is a decrease of 1.35% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 61.98% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Antioch ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are driving.<7>.

Community   2017
Gurnee   [Map]   30,767   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
McHenry   [Map]   26,911   SW   14 miles [22.5 km]
Mundelein   [Map]   31,385   S   14 miles [22.5 km]
North Chicago   [Map]   29,842   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Round Lake Beach   [Map]   27,607   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Vernon Hills   [Map]   26,253   S   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Antioch ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 95 communities that are also named Antioch - they are located in Alabama (7), Arkansas (6), California, Florida, Georgia (9), Indiana (4), Kansas (2), Kentucky (5), Louisiana (3), Mississippi (7), Missouri (2), Nebraska, North Carolina (6), Ohio (2), Oklahoma (2), Ontario, South Carolina (6), Tennessee (13), Texas (11), Virginia (3) and West Virginia (3).

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

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 Antioch. 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 Antioch. 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 Antioch. Our list includes 7 papers.

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

Websites for Antioch ...

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TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Antioch ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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The official website for State of Illinois:

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 Antioch. 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 Antioch.

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

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<5>Area code (224) is an overlay for area code (847).

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<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 village (such as Antioch). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Antioch or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<7>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- Antioch) 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 Antioch. 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 Antioch

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Antioch. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.4744, Longitude: -88.0717     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Antioch have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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