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Welcome to Central City ...

Central City is located in Grundy County<1>.


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


Central City is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Central City: (815) & (779)<4>

Websites for Central City ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.grundychamber.com/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Central City, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Central City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Illinois communities named Central City: This one is located in Grundy County and the other is located in Marion County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 23 communities that are also named Central City - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kansas (5), Kentucky, Missouri (2), Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania (2) and South Dakota.

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

Communities near Central City ...

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

  • Shorewood
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shorewood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shorewood
    • Shorewood is located in Will County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,495 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shorewood <5>
  • Morris
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morris
    • Morris is located in Grundy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,162 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morris <5>
  • Channahon
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Channahon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Channahon
    • Channahon is located in Grundy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Channahon <5>
  • Minooka
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minooka have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Minooka
    • Minooka is located in Grundy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,456 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minooka <5>
  • Braidwood
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
  • Wilmington
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilmington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington is located in Will County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,597 people
  • Dwight
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dwight
    • Dwight is located in Livingston County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,984 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dwight <5>
  • Diamond
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Diamond have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Diamond
    • Diamond is located in Grundy County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,484 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Diamond <5>
  • Seneca
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Seneca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Seneca
    • Seneca is located in La Salle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,217 people
    • Seneca has also been known as:
    • Crotty
    • Seneca village
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Seneca <5>
  • Elwood
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elwood have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elwood
    • Elwood is located in Will County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,207 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elwood <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 Central City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Central City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Central City ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Central City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Grundy County: www.grundyco.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Grundy, 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 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 Central City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<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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