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Welcome to Cahokia ...
The pronunciation of Cahokia: kuh-HOH-kee-uh<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cahokia has a population of 13,880 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cahokia.
Cahokia is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Cahokia lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cahokia is located in the (618) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cahokia had an population of 13,880 people. This is a decrease of 8.93% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 15.32% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cahokia had a population of 15,241 people (which is 5.64% of the total population of Saint Clair County). This makes Cahokia the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Cahokia represents 0.12% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 163rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 15,241 people, the population of Cahokia decreased 7.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,391 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cahokia.
Adding Cahokia 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 Cahokia 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 Cahokia elsewhere: The earliest map where we found it was on a .
We also found Cahokia mentioned in the book Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cahokia on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Cahokia ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cahokia.
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 Cahokia. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cahokia.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cahokia. 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 Cahokia.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cahokia. See our Newspapers Page for Cahokia.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cahokia ...
Looking for more information about Cahokia? 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 Cahokia, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cahokia.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cahokia. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Saint Clair County: www.co.st-clair.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified: 11 May 2021