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Welcome to Chrisman ...

The city of Chrisman is located in Edgar County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Chrisman: KRIS-muhn<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chrisman has a population of 1,257 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Chrisman is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Chrisman (for example, toward Dana (IN)), you will soon leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The telephone area code for Chrisman: (217)

The ZIP code for Chrisman: 61924<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chrisman had an population of 1,257 people. This is a decrease of 6.4% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.63% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chrisman had a population of 1,343 people (or 7.23% of the total population of Edgar County). This makes Chrisman the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Chrisman represents 0.01% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 588th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,343 people, the population of Chrisman increased 1.9% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,318 people).

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

Communities Also Named Chrisman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Chrisman - they are located in California, Ohio and Virginia.

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

Communities near Chrisman ...

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

  • Paris [Edgar County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Paris
    • Paris [Edgar County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the south of Chrisman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<8>
  • Clinton [Vermillion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clinton
    • Clinton [Vermillion County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the southeast of Chrisman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clinton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clinton<8>
  • Georgetown [Vermilion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Georgetown
    • Georgetown [Vermilion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the north of Chrisman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,145 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Georgetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Georgetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Georgetown<8>
  • Westville [Vermilion County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westville
    • Westville [Vermilion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the north of Chrisman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,913 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westville<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Catlin [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catlin
      • Catlin [Vermilion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the north of Chrisman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,899 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catlin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catlin<8>
    • Fairview Park [Vermillion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairview Park
      • Fairview Park [Vermillion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the southeast of Chrisman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,298 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairview Park have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairview Park
    • Cayuga [Vermillion County]
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      • Cayuga [Vermillion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the northeast of Chrisman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,095 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cayuga have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cayuga
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cayuga<8>
    • Montezuma [Parke County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montezuma
      • Montezuma [Parke County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the east of Chrisman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 977 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Montezuma have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montezuma
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montezuma<8>
    • Newman [Douglas County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newman
      • Newman [Douglas County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Chrisman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 836 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newman
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newman<8>
    • Ridge Farm [Vermilion County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ridge Farm
      • Ridge Farm [Vermilion County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<7> to the north of Chrisman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 800 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ridge Farm
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridge Farm<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 Chrisman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chrisman.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Chrisman. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Chrisman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chrisman ...

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

Adding Chrisman to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Chrisman was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).

We also found Chrisman in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Illinois

About Edgar County

About Illinois

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chrisman. 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 Edgar, 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 Chrisman. 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 Chrisman.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chrisman - 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 city (such as Chrisman). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Chrisman 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chrisman) 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 Chrisman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChrismanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chrisman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8046, Longitude: -87.6751       In this case, the coordinates for Chrisman 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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