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Welcome to Ayers ...

Ayers is located in Carroll County<1>.

Ayers is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Ayers: (815) and (779)<3>

Communities Also Named Ayers ...

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

  • Clinton [Clinton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Clinton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the south of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,093 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<5>
  • Camanche [Clinton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camanche have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camanche
    • Camanche [Clinton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,365 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camanche
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camanche<5>
  • Morrison [Whiteside County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
    • Morrison [Whiteside County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,988 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morrison
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrison<5>
  • Fulton [Whiteside County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton [Whiteside County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Ayers
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,315 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fulton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Savanna [Carroll County]
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      • Savanna [Carroll County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northwest of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,797 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Savanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Savanna<5>
    • Mount Carroll [Carroll County]
    • Lanark [Carroll County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lanark
      • Lanark [Carroll County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,333 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lanark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lanark<5>
    • Preston [Jackson County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Preston have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Preston
      • Preston [Jackson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 959 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Preston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Preston<5>
    • Milledgeville [Carroll County]
    • Albany [Whiteside County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Albany have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Albany
      • Albany [Whiteside County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Ayers
      • Estimated population in 2019: 863 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Albany
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Albany<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 ...

Visit our Community Index for Illinois

About Carroll 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 Carroll County: visitcarrollcountyil.com/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Carroll, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ayers - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<4>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Ayers) 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 Ayers. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Ayers

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ayers. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 42.0557, Longitude: -90.1135    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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