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Welcome to Cheneyville ...

Cheneyville is located in Vermilion County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Cheneyville: CHEE-nee-vil<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Cheneyville, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Cheneyville is 720 feet [219 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: While Cheneyville is in the Central Time Zone, the area just to the east is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Cheneyville lies within the (217) area code.

Communities Also Named Cheneyville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found another community named Cheneyville - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Cheneyville ...

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

  • Hoopeston
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoopeston have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hoopeston
    • Hoopeston is located in Vermilion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,940 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hoopeston <5>
  • Fowler
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fowler
    • Fowler is located in Benton County (IN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,305 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fowler <5>
  • Williamsport
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsport
    • Williamsport is located in Warren County (IN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,837 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport <5>
  • Rossville
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Milford
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Milford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Milford
    • Milford is located in Iroquois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,155 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Milford <5>
  • Oxford
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
    • Oxford is located in Benton County (IN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,145 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford <5>
  • Cissna Park
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cissna Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cissna Park
    • Cissna Park is located in Iroquois County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 771 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cissna Park <5>
  • Boswell
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boswell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boswell
    • Boswell is located in Benton County (IN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 767 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boswell <5>
  • West Lebanon
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Lebanon
    • West Lebanon is located in Warren County (IN)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 686 people
  • Potomac
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Potomac have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Potomac
    • Potomac is located in Vermilion County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 681 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Potomac <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 Cheneyville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cheneyville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cheneyville ...

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

Adding Cheneyville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cheneyville 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 Cheneyville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cheneyville.

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

The official website for Vermilion County: www.co.vermilion.il.us/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Vermilion, 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 pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cheneyville. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cheneyville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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