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Welcome to Granite City ...
The city of Granite City is located in Madison County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Granite City has a population of 28,177 people<2> (see below for details).
Granite City is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Granite City lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for Granite City: (618)
The ZIP code for Granite City: 62040<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Granite City.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Granite City had an population of 28,177 people. This is a decrease of 5.6% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.98% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Granite City had a population of 29,849 people (or 11.08% of the total population of Madison County). This makes Granite City the county's most populous community.
The population of Granite City represents 0.23% of the total population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 67th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 29,849 people, the population of Granite City decreased 4.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 31,301 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Granite City.
Communities Also Named Granite City ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Granite City - they are located in British Columbia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Granite City.
Communities near Granite City ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Granite City.
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 Granite City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Granite City.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Granite 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 Granite City.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Granite City. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Granite City.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Granite City ...
Looking for more information about Granite 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Granite City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Granite City.
Adding Granite City to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Granite City 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 that we've found for Granite City was on a map titled Road Map for Illinois (from Shell Oil, 1956).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Granite City.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Granite City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Madison County: www.co.madison.il.us/
The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Mar 2023