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Welcome to Henning ...

The village of Henning is located in Vermilion County<1>.

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

The pronunciation of Henning: HEN-ning<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Henning has a population of 231 people<4> (see below for details).

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

Henning is 680 feet [207 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

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

Henning is located in the (217) area code.

The ZIP code for Henning: 61848<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Henning had an population of 231 people. This is a decrease of 7.97% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.15% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Henning had a population of 251 people. This makes Henning the county's 20th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 251 people, the population of Henning increased 4.15% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 241 people).

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

Communities Also Named Henning ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Henning - they are located in Kansas, Minnesota, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Henning ...

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

  • Danville [Vermilion County]
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    • Danville [Vermilion County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the southeast of Henning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 30,106 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Danville<8>
  • Hoopeston [Vermilion County]
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    • Hoopeston [Vermilion County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the north of Henning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,940 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hoopeston 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 Hoopeston<8>
  • Westville [Vermilion County]
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    • Westville [Vermilion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the south of Henning
    • 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westville<8>
  • Tilton [Vermilion County]
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    • Tilton [Vermilion County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the south of Henning
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,655 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tilton 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 Tilton<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Covington [Fountain County]
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      • Covington [Fountain County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the southeast of Henning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,540 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Covington 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 Covington<8>
    • Catlin [Vermilion County]
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      • Catlin [Vermilion County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the south of Henning
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catlin<8>
    • Oakwood [Vermilion County]
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      • Oakwood [Vermilion County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the south of Henning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,460 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oakwood 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 Oakwood<8>
    • Rossville [Vermilion County]
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      • Rossville [Vermilion County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<7> to the north of Henning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,202 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rossville<8>
    • Gifford [Champaign County]
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      • Gifford [Champaign County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<7> to the west of Henning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,035 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gifford 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 Gifford<8>
    • Ogden [Champaign County]
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      • Ogden [Champaign County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<7> to the southwest of Henning
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 787 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ogden have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ogden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ogden<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 Henning. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Henning.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Henning ...

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

Adding Henning to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Henning 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 Henning was on a map titled Rand McNally Map (1881).

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

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

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About Vermilion County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Henning. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Vermilion County: www.co.vermilion.il.us/

The official website for State of Illinois: https://illinois.gov

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Vermilion, 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 Henning. 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 Henning.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Henning - 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 Henning). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Henning 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 from Point A (ie- Henning) 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 Henning. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HenningOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Henning. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3069, Longitude: -87.7010       In this case, the coordinates for Henning 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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