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Welcome to Assumption ...

The city of Assumption is located in Christian County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Assumption: uh-SUHMP-shuhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Assumption has a population of 1,066 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Assumption.

Assumption is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Assumption is within the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Assumption: 62510<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Assumption had an population of 1,066 people. This is a decrease of 8.73% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Assumption had a population of 1,168 people. This makes Assumption the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,168 people, the population of Assumption decreased 7.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,261 people).

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

Adding Assumption to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Assumption 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 Assumption was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).

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

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

Communities Also Named Assumption ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Assumption - they are located in Alberta, Minnesota, Nebraska, Ohio and Ontario.

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

Communities near Assumption ...

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

  • Taylorville [Christian County]
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    • Taylorville [Christian County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the west of Assumption
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,360 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylorville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylorville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorville<8>
  • Pana [Christian County]
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    • Pana [Christian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<7> to the south of Assumption
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,376 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pana have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pana<8>
  • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
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    • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Assumption
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,495 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbyville<8>
  • Nokomis [Montgomery County]
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    • Nokomis [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southwest of Assumption
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nokomis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nokomis<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moweaqua [Shelby County]
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      • Moweaqua [Shelby County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Assumption
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,714 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moweaqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moweaqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moweaqua<8>
    • Bethany [Moultrie County]
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      • Bethany [Moultrie County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the northeast of Assumption
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,239 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethany have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethany<8>
    • Macon [Macon County]
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      • Macon [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Assumption
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,112 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Macon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Macon<8>
    • Blue Mound [Macon County]
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      • Blue Mound [Macon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the north of Assumption
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,072 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blue Mound have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Mound
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Mound<8>
    • Stonington [Christian County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Stonington
      • Stonington [Christian County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<7> to the northwest of Assumption
      • Estimated population in 2019: 846 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stonington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stonington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stonington<8>
    • Findlay [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Findlay
      • Findlay [Shelby County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the east of Assumption
      • Estimated population in 2019: 638 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Findlay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Findlay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Findlay<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 Assumption. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Assumption.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Assumption. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Assumption.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Assumption ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Christian, 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 Assumption. 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 Assumption.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Assumption - 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 city (such as Assumption). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Assumption 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Assumption) 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 Assumption. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from AssumptionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Assumption. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.5178, Longitude: -89.0485       In this case, the coordinates for Assumption 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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