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Welcome to Armstrong ...

Armstrong is located in Vermilion County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Armstrong: AHRM-strong<3>

Armstrong is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Armstrong (for example, toward West Lebanon (IN)), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Armstrong is located in the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Armstrong: 61812<5>

Communities Also Named Armstrong ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 36 communities that are also named Armstrong - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, British Columbia, California (2), Delaware, Florida, Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota (2), Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Armstrong ...

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

  • Danville [Vermilion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Danville
    • Danville [Vermilion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 30,479 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Danville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<7>
  • Rantoul [Champaign County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rantoul have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rantoul
    • Rantoul [Champaign County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rantoul
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rantoul<7>
  • Hoopeston [Vermilion County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoopeston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoopeston
    • Hoopeston [Vermilion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northeast of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,009 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoopeston<7>
  • Paxton [Ford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paxton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paxton
    • Paxton [Ford County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Armstrong
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,125 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paxton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paxton<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Saint Joseph [Champaign County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Joseph have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Joseph
      • Saint Joseph [Champaign County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,860 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Joseph<7>
    • Tilton [Vermilion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tilton
      • Tilton [Vermilion County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,686 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tilton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tilton<7>
    • Catlin [Vermilion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catlin
      • Catlin [Vermilion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catlin<7>
    • Oakwood [Vermilion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oakwood
      • Oakwood [Vermilion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,485 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oakwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oakwood<7>
    • Rossville [Vermilion County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rossville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rossville
      • Rossville [Vermilion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,217 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rossville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<7>
    • Homer [Champaign County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Homer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Homer
      • Homer [Champaign County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Armstrong
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,159 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Homer
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Homer<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Armstrong ...

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

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About Vermilion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Vermilion County: www.co.vermilion.il.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Vermilion, 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 Armstrong. 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 Armstrong - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 Armstrong). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Armstrong or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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- Armstrong) 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 Armstrong. 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 Armstrong

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Armstrong. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3064, Longitude: -87.8778       In this case, the coordinates for Armstrong have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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