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Welcome to Collinsville ...

The city of Collinsville is primarily located in Madison County<1>. A portion of Collinsville extends into Saint Clair County.

The pronunciation of Collinsville: KAHL-inz-vil<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Collinsville has a population of 24,384 people<3> (see below for details).

Collinsville is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Collinsville is within the (618) area code.

The ZIP code for Collinsville: 62234<5>

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

Websites for Collinsville ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Collinsville had an population of 24,384 people. This is a decrease of 4.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.31% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Collinsville had a population of 25,579 people (or 9.5% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Collinsville the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Collinsville represents 0.2% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 87th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 25,579 people, the population of Collinsville increased 3.53% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 24,707 people).

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

Communities Also Named Collinsville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 17 communities that are also named Collinsville - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Georgia, Kansas, Massachusetts, Mississippi, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Collinsville ...

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

  • Saint Louis
  • Florissant
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Florissant
    • Florissant lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Collinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 50,795 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florissant
  • Belleville
  • University City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for University City
    • University City lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the west of Collinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,049 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on University City
  • O'Fallon
  • Granite City
  • Alton
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Alton
    • Alton lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Collinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 26,049 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Alton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Alton<7>
  • East Saint Louis
  • Edwardsville
  • Ferguson
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ferguson
    • Ferguson lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Collinsville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,457 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ferguson have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ferguson

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collinsville ...

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

Adding Collinsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Collinsville 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 Collinsville was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

We also found Collinsville on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Collinsville.

The official website for Collinsville:

The official website for Madison County:

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Madison, 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 Collinsville. 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 Collinsville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collinsville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Collinsville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Collinsville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Collinsville) 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 Collinsville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from CollinsvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collinsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.6704, Longitude: -89.9847    
<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.




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