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Welcome to Diamond City ...

Diamond City is located in Hamilton County<1>.

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

Diamond City is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Diamond City is located in the (618) area code.

Communities Also Named Diamond City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Diamond City - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, Kansas, Montana (2), Nevada, South Dakota and Washington.

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

Communities near Diamond City ...

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

  • Ina
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ina
    • Ina lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,279 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ina
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ina<5>
  • Norris City
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    • Norris City lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,134 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Norris City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norris City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris City<5>
  • Wayne City
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    • Wayne City lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 983 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wayne City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wayne City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wayne City<5>
  • Galatia
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    • Galatia lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 868 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galatia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Galatia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galatia<5>
  • Bluford
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    • Bluford lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 660 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluford
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluford<5>
  • Enfield
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    • Enfield lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 548 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Enfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Enfield<5>
  • Thompsonville
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    • Thompsonville lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 519 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thompsonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thompsonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thompsonville<5>
  • Dahlgren
  • Belle Rive
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    • Belle Rive lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 347 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Belle Rive have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Belle Rive
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Belle Rive<5>
  • Raleigh
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    • Raleigh lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Diamond City.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 328 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Raleigh have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Raleigh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Raleigh<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 Diamond City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Diamond City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Diamond City ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Diamond City. 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 Hamilton, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Diamond City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Diamond City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Diamond City. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Diamond CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Diamond City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0892, Longitude: -88.5526       In this case, the coordinates for Diamond City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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