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Welcome to Attila ...

Attila is located in Williamson County<1>.

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

Attila is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Attila is within the (618) area code.

Communities near Attila ...

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

  • Marion [Williamson County]
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    • Marion [Williamson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Attila
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<5>
  • Herrin [Williamson County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Herrin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herrin
    • Herrin [Williamson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Attila
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,687 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herrin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herrin<5>
  • Harrisburg [Saline County]
  • West Frankfort [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Frankfort have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Frankfort
    • West Frankfort [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Attila
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,823 people
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    • Benton [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Benton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Benton
      • Benton [Franklin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Attila
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Benton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<5>
    • Carterville [Williamson County]
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      • Carterville [Williamson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Attila
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,847 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carterville<5>
    • Eldorado [Saline County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eldorado
      • Eldorado [Saline County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Attila
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,910 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldorado
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldorado<5>
    • Johnston City [Williamson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Johnston City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Johnston City
      • Johnston City [Williamson County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Attila
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,389 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston City<5>
    • Zeigler [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Zeigler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zeigler
      • Zeigler [Franklin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Attila
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,712 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zeigler<5>
    • Carrier Mills [Saline County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carrier Mills
      • Carrier Mills [Saline County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Attila
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,552 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrier Mills
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrier Mills<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Attila ...

Looking for more information about Attila? 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 Attila, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Attila.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Illinois

About Williamson County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Attila. 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 Williamson, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Attila - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Attila) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Attila. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7698, Longitude: -88.7712       In this case, the coordinates for Attila have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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