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Welcome to Ayers ...

Ayers is located in Bond County<1>.

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

Ayers is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Ayers ...

While we believe that this Ayers is located in Bond County, we know of another 2 Illinois communities named Ayers. Those communities are located in the following counties: Carroll and Champaign County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 11 communities that are also named Ayers - they are located in Florida, Kentucky, Maine, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Ayers ...

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

  • Highland [Madison County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Highland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Highland
    • Highland [Madison County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,834 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Highland
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Highland<5>
  • Litchfield [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Litchfield
    • Litchfield [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,715 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Litchfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Litchfield<5>
  • Vandalia [Fayette County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Vandalia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Vandalia
    • Vandalia [Fayette County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,684 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Vandalia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Vandalia<5>
  • Greenville [Bond County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenville
    • Greenville [Bond County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,417 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hillsboro [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillsboro
      • Hillsboro [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,970 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hillsboro<5>
    • Staunton [Macoupin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Staunton
      • Staunton [Macoupin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,954 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Staunton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Staunton<5>
    • Mount Olive [Macoupin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Olive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Olive
      • Mount Olive [Macoupin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,939 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Olive
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Olive<5>
    • Livingston [Madison County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Livingston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Livingston
      • Livingston [Madison County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 804 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Livingston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Livingston<5>
    • Pocahontas [Bond County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocahontas have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocahontas
      • Pocahontas [Bond County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 731 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocahontas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocahontas<5>
    • Taylor Springs [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor Springs
      • Taylor Springs [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor Springs<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 Ayers. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ayers.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ayers ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Illinois

About Bond County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ayers. 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 Bond, 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 Ayers - 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 from Point A (ie- Ayers) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ayers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9637, Longitude: -89.4520       In this case, the coordinates for Ayers 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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