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Welcome to Lodge ...

Lodge is located in Piatt County<1>.

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

Lodge is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Lodge is located in the (217) area code.

Communities Also Named Lodge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Lodge - they are located in Alberta, California, Missouri, Nova Scotia, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee and Virginia.

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

Communities near Lodge ...

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

  • Champaign
  • Urbana
  • Mahomet
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mahomet
    • Mahomet lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,968 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mahomet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mahomet
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mahomet<5>
  • Savoy
  • Monticello
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monticello
    • Monticello lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,557 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monticello have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monticello
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monticello<5>
  • Le Roy
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Le Roy
    • Le Roy lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northwest of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,498 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Le Roy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Le Roy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Le Roy<5>
  • Tolono
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Tolono
    • Tolono lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,349 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tolono have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tolono
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tolono<5>
  • Fisher
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fisher
    • Fisher lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,911 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fisher have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fisher
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fisher<5>
  • Farmer City
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Farmer City
    • Farmer City lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,906 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Farmer City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Farmer City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Farmer City<5>
  • Bement
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bement
    • Bement lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Lodge.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,661 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bement have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bement
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bement<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lodge ...

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

Adding Lodge to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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

The official website for Piatt County: www.piattcounty.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 Piatt, 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Lodge - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Lodge) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lodge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1061, Longitude: -88.5601       In this case, the coordinates for Lodge have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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