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Milan, Illinois
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The location of Milan

Welcome to Milan ...

The village of Milan is located in Rock Island County.

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

The pronunciation of Milan: MEYE-lan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Milan has a population of 5,031 people<3> (see below for details).

Milan is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Milan: (309)

The ZIP code for Milan: 61264<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Milan had a population of 5,099 people. This makes Milan the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Milan represents 0.04% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 333rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,099 people, the population of Milan decreased 4.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,348 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Milan had an population of 5,031 people. This is a decrease of 1.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.93% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Milan ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Illinois communities named Milan: This one is located in Rock Island County and the other is located in White County.

Beyond Illinois, there are 22 communities that are also named Milan - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Quebec, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Milan. 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 Milan. 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 Milan. Our list includes 9 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Milan ...

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

Communities near Milan ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Davenport   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the North (N) of Milan

Located in Scott County (IA)

Bettendorf   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Milan

Located in Scott County (IA)

East Moline   [Map]

Lies 7 miles [11.3 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Milan

Silvis   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Milan

Eldridge   [Map]

Lies 13 miles [20.9 km] to the North (N) of Milan

Located in Scott County (IA)

Colona   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Milan

Located in Henry County

Le Claire   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Milan

Located in Scott County (IA)

Aledo   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Milan

Located in Mercer County

Green Rock   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the East (E) of Milan

Located in Henry County

Carbon Cliff   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Milan

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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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 Milan. 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 Milan.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Milan - 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 village (such as Milan). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Milan 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 '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- Milan) 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 Milan. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Milan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Milan. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4428, Longitude: -90.5614     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Milan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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