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Welcome to Livingston ...

Livingston is located in Clark County<1>.

The pronunciation of Livingston: LIV-ing-stuhn<2>

Livingston is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

The telephone area code for Livingston: (217)

Communities Also Named Livingston ...

While we believe that this Livingston is located in Clark County, we know of another 2 Illinois communities named Livingston. Those communities are located in the following counties: Knox and Madison County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 37 communities that are also named Livingston - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Montana, New Jersey, New York (3), Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio (2), South Carolina, Tennessee (2), Texas, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Livingston ...

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

  • Terre Haute [Vigo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Terre Haute
    • Terre Haute [Vigo County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 60,410 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Terre Haute<5>
  • Paris [Edgar County]
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    • Paris [Edgar County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,144 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<5>
  • Casey [Clark County]
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    • Casey [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,585 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Casey<5>
  • West Terre Haute [Vigo County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Terre Haute
    • West Terre Haute [Vigo County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Livingston
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,198 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Terre Haute have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Terre Haute<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Martinsville [Clark County]
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      • Martinsville [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the west of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,076 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Martinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Martinsville<5>
    • Farmersburg [Sullivan County]
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      • Farmersburg [Sullivan County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmersburg<5>
    • Kansas [Edgar County]
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      • Kansas [Edgar County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 707 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kansas have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kansas<5>
    • Westfield [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westfield
      • Westfield [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 552 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westfield<5>
    • Universal [Vermillion County]
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      • Universal [Vermillion County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 339 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Universal have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Universal
    • Riley [Vigo County]
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      • Riley [Vigo County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Livingston
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 217 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riley have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riley

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 Livingston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Livingston.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Livingston ...

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

Adding Livingston to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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About Clark County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Clark County: www.clarkcountyil.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Clark, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Livingston. 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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Livingston - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Livingston) 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 Livingston. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LivingstonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Livingston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.4059, Longitude: -87.6458    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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