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Welcome to Cypress ...

The village of Cypress is located in Johnson County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Cypress: SEYE-pruhs<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Cypress, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Cypress has a population of 237 people<4> (see below for details).

Cypress is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

The area code for Cypress: (618)

The ZIP code for Cypress: 62923<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cypress had an population of 237 people. This is an increase of 1.28% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cypress had a population of 234 people. This makes Cypress the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 234 people, the population of Cypress decreased 13.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 271 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cypress ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 23 communities that are also named Cypress - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (2), California, Delaware, Florida (2), Indiana (2), Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Montana, South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas (2) and Washington.

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

Communities near Cypress ...

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

  • Anna
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Anna
    • Anna is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,059 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anna <7>
  • Jonesboro
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jonesboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jonesboro
    • Jonesboro is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,677 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jonesboro <7>
  • Vienna
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the northeast)
  • Cobden
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cobden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cobden
    • Cobden is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,053 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cobden <7>
  • Goreville
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the north)
  • Dongola
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dongola have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dongola
    • Dongola is located in Union County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 672 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dongola <7>
  • Tamms
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tamms have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tamms
    • Tamms is located in Alexander County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 449 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tamms <7>
  • Karnak
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Karnak have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Karnak
    • Karnak is located in Pulaski County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 422 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Karnak <7>
  • Ullin
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Joppa
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Joppa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Joppa
    • Joppa is located in Massac County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Joppa <7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cypress ...

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

Adding Cypress to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Cypress 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 Cypress was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>

From that list, the Cypress post office opened in 1895.

For more details, see References and Mentions for Cypress.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cypress. 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 Johnson, 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 Cypress. 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 Cypress.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cypress - 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 village (such as Cypress). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Cypress 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>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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