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Welcome to Keithsburg ...

The city of Keithsburg is located in Mercer County.

The location of Keithsburg has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

The pronunciation of Keithsburg: KEETHS-berg<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Keithsburg has a population of 578 people<3> (see below for details).

Keithsburg is 540 feet [165 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Keithsburg: (309)

The ZIP code for Keithsburg: 61442<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Keithsburg had a population of 609 people. This makes Keithsburg the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 609 people, the population of Keithsburg decreased 14.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 714 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Keithsburg had an population of 578 people. This is a decrease of 5.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.05% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Keithsburg ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Keithsburg - it's located in Georgia.

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

Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Keithsburg. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Keithsburg. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Keithsburg. Our list includes 6 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Keithsburg:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Keithsburg ...

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

Communities near Keithsburg ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Monmouth   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the Southeast (SE) of Keithsburg

Located in Warren County

Aledo   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Keithsburg

Wapello   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Keithsburg

Located in Louisa County (IA)

Mediapolis   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Keithsburg

Located in Des Moines County (IA)

Oquawka   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Keithsburg

Located in Henderson County

Fruitland   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Keithsburg

Located in Muscatine County (IA)

Viola   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Keithsburg

Morning Sun   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the West (W) of Keithsburg

Located in Louisa County (IA)

Alexis   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the East (E) of Keithsburg

Kirkwood   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Keithsburg

Located in Warren County

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Keithsburg.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Illinois

About Mercer County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for State of Illinois:

Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Keithsburg. 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.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Keithsburg.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Keithsburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 city (such as Keithsburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Keithsburg or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Keithsburg) 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 Keithsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Keithsburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Keithsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1003, Longitude: -90.9353     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Keithsburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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