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Welcome to Athensville ...

Athensville is located in Greene County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Athensville: AY-thenz-vil<3>

Athensville is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Communities near Athensville ...

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

  • Jacksonville [Morgan County]
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    • Jacksonville [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Athensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,603 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jacksonville<6>
  • South Jacksonville [Morgan County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for South Jacksonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • South Jacksonville [Morgan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Athensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,102 people
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  • Carrollton [Greene County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Carrollton [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Athensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,398 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<6>
  • White Hall [Greene County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Hall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • White Hall [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Athensville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,329 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Hall<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Roodhouse [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roodhouse have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roodhouse
      • Roodhouse [Greene County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Athensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,677 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roodhouse<6>
    • Winchester [Scott County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Winchester [Scott County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Athensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,467 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<6>
    • Waverly [Morgan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Waverly [Morgan County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Athensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,194 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
    • Greenfield [Greene County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Greenfield [Greene County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Athensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 988 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenfield<6>
    • Palmyra [Macoupin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Macoupin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Athensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<6>
    • Franklin [Morgan County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Morgan County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Athensville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 598 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Athensville ...

Looking for more information about Athensville? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Athensville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Athensville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Greene County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Athensville. 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 Greene, 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 Athensville. 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 Athensville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Athensville) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Athensville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4556, Longitude: -90.1893       In this case, the coordinates for Athensville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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