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Welcome to Mendon ...

The village of Mendon is located in Adams County<1>.

The pronunciation of Mendon: MEN-duhn<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mendon has a population of 961 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mendon is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Mendon: (217)

The ZIP code for Mendon: 62351<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mendon had an population of 961 people. This is an increase of 0.84% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mendon had a population of 953 people. This makes Mendon the county's 4th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 953 people, the population of Mendon increased 7.93% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 883 people).

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

Adding Mendon to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Mendon in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Mendon elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Communities Also Named Mendon ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Mendon - they are located in Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah and Vermont.

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

Communities near Mendon ...

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

  • Quincy [Adams County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quincy
    • Quincy [Adams County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Mendon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 39,949 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quincy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quincy<7>
  • Canton [Lewis County]
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    • Canton [Lewis County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Mendon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,302 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Canton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Canton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Canton<7>
  • Warsaw [Hancock County]
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    • Warsaw [Hancock County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Mendon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,480 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Warsaw have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Warsaw<7>
  • Camp Point [Adams County]
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    • Camp Point [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Mendon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,093 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Point have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Point
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Point<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Payson [Adams County]
    • La Grange [Lewis County]
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      • La Grange [Lewis County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Mendon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 892 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for La Grange have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<7>
    • Clayton [Adams County]
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      • Clayton [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the east of Mendon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 673 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clayton have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clayton<7>
    • Golden [Adams County]
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      • Golden [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the east of Mendon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 617 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Golden have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Golden
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Golden<7>
    • Ursa [Adams County]
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      • Ursa [Adams County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the west of Mendon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 605 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ursa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ursa<7>
    • Liberty [Adams County]
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      • Liberty [Adams County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southeast of Mendon
      • Estimated population in 2019: 503 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Liberty have been provided by the GNIS.<8> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Liberty
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Liberty<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 Mendon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mendon.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mendon ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Illinois

About Adams County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Adams County: www.co.adams.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 Adams, 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 Mendon. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mendon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mendon - 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 Mendon). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mendon 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mendon) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mendon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mendon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mendon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0881, Longitude: -91.2839    
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>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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