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The village of Chadwick is located in Carroll County<1>.

The pronunciation of Chadwick: CHAD-wik<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Chadwick, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1886.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chadwick has a population of 518 people<3> (see below for details).

Chadwick is 780 feet [238 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Chadwick: (815) and (779)<5>

The ZIP code for Chadwick: 61014<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chadwick had an population of 518 people. This is a decrease of 5.99% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.57% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chadwick had a population of 551 people. This makes Chadwick the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 551 people, the population of Chadwick increased 9.11% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 505 people).

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

Communities Also Named Chadwick ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Illinois communities named Chadwick: This one is located in Carroll County and the other is located in DeKalb County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 14 communities that are also named Chadwick - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Maryland (2), Michigan, Missouri, New Jersey, North Carolina (2), North Dakota, Ohio, South Carolina and Texas.

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

Communities near Chadwick ...

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

  • Clinton
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton is located in Clinton County (IA)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,039 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton <7>
  • Sterling
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
  • Rock Falls
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
  • Morrison
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morrison have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Morrison
    • Morrison is located in Whiteside County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,950 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morrison <7>
  • Fulton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fulton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fulton
    • Fulton is located in Whiteside County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,285 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fulton <7>
  • Savanna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the west)
  • Polo
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Mount Carroll
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northwest)
  • Forreston
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forreston have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forreston
    • Forreston is located in Ogle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,338 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forreston <7>
  • Lanark
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northeast)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chadwick ...

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

Adding Chadwick to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Chadwick 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 Chadwick was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Chadwick post office opened in 1886.

We also found Chadwick in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Chadwick.

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

The official website for Carroll County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Chadwick. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Chadwick.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chadwick - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<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 Chadwick). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chadwick or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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