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Welcome to Barry ...
The pronunciation of Barry: BAIR-ri<2>
While we don't have a date for the founding of Barry, you might consider that their post office opened in 1839.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Barry has a population of 1,237 people<3> (see below for details).
Barry is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Barry lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Barry: (217)
The ZIP code for Barry: 62312<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Barry had an population of 1,237 people. This is a decrease of 6.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.58% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Barry had a population of 1,318 people (or 8.02% of the total population of Pike County). This makes Barry the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Barry represents 0.01% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 594th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,318 people, the population of Barry decreased 3.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,368 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Barry.
Communities Also Named Barry ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 11 communities that are also named Barry - they are located in British Columbia, Kansas (2), Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Barry.
Communities near Barry ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Barry.
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 Barry. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Barry.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Barry. 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 Barry.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Barry. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Barry.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Barry ...
Looking for more information about Barry? 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 Barry, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Barry.
Adding Barry to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Barry in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Barry was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Barry in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Barry.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Dec 2023