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Welcome to Junction ...

The village of Junction is located in Gallatin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Junction has a population of 111 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Junction is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Junction: (618)

The ZIP code for Junction: 62954<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Junction had an population of 111 people. This is a decrease of 13.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 20.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Junction had a population of 129 people. This makes Junction the county's 7th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 129 people, the population of Junction decreased 7.19% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 139 people).

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

Communities Also Named Junction ...

While we believe that this Junction is located in Gallatin County, we know of another 2 Illinois communities named Junction. Those communities are located in the following counties: Bureau and Macon County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 48 communities that are also named Junction - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, California (4), Idaho, Indiana (6), Iowa (3), Kansas (2), Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Massachusetts, Montana (2), Nevada (2), New Mexico, New York (3), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Ontario (2), South Carolina, Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin (4).

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

Communities near Junction ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Saline County]
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    • Harrisburg [Saline County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,404 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<7>
  • Eldorado [Saline County]
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    • Eldorado [Saline County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northwest of Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,837 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eldorado have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eldorado
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eldorado<7>
  • Morganfield [Union County]
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    • Morganfield [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,385 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Morganfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Morganfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Morganfield<7>
  • Sturgis [Union County]
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    • Sturgis [Union County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Junction
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis 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 Sturgis<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Norris City [White County]
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      • Norris City [White County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Junction
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norris City<7>
    • Uniontown [Union County]
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      • Uniontown [Union County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Ridgway [Gallatin County]
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      • Ridgway [Gallatin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the north of Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 742 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ridgway<7>
    • Equality [Gallatin County]
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      • Equality [Gallatin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the west of Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 512 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Equality
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Equality<7>
    • New Haven [Gallatin County]
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      • New Haven [Gallatin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Junction
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
    • Raleigh [Saline County]
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      • Raleigh [Saline County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Junction
      • 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<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 Junction. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Junction.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Junction ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Illinois

About Gallatin County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Junction. 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 Gallatin, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Junction.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Junction - 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 village (such as Junction). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Junction 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Junction) 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 Junction. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JunctionOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Junction. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7233, Longitude: -88.2385       In this case, the coordinates for Junction have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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