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Welcome to Buckner ...

The village of Buckner is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Buckner: BUHK-ner<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Buckner has a population of 440 people<4> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Buckner.

Buckner is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Buckner is within the (618) area code.

The ZIP code for Buckner: 62819<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Buckner had an population of 440 people. This is a decrease of 4.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Buckner had a population of 462 people. This makes Buckner the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 462 people, the population of Buckner decreased 3.55% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 479 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Buckner.

Adding Buckner to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Buckner in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Buckner elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Buckner on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Buckner ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Buckner - they are located in Arkansas (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near Buckner ...

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

  • Marion [Williamson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marion
    • Marion [Williamson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the south of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,520 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marion
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marion<8>
  • Herrin [Williamson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Herrin
    • Herrin [Williamson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the south of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,687 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Herrin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Herrin<8>
  • West Frankfort [Franklin County]
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    • West Frankfort [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,823 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on West Frankfort
  • Benton [Franklin County]
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    • Benton [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the east of Buckner
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,851 people
    • 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 Google Maps centered on Benton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Benton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carterville [Williamson County]
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      • Carterville [Williamson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,847 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carterville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carterville<8>
    • Du Quoin [Perry County]
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      • Du Quoin [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the west of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,670 people
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    • Johnston City [Williamson County]
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      • Johnston City [Williamson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,389 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Johnston City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Johnston City<8>
    • Ina [Jefferson County]
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      • Ina [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the northeast of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,279 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ina
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ina<8>
    • Sesser [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sesser
      • Sesser [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the north of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,860 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sesser
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sesser<8>
    • Zeigler [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Zeigler
      • Zeigler [Franklin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the south of Buckner
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,712 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Zeigler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Zeigler<8>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Buckner ...

Looking for more information about Buckner? 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 Buckner, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Buckner.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Illinois

About Franklin County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Buckner. 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 Franklin, 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 Buckner. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Buckner.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Buckner - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a village (such as Buckner). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Buckner or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>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- Buckner) 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 Buckner. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Buckner

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Buckner. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.9807, Longitude: -89.0152       In this case, the coordinates for Buckner have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>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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