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Roxana, Illinois

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Welcome to Roxana ...

The village of Roxana is located in Madison County.

The pronunciation of Roxana: roks-AN-uh<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Roxana has a population of 1,465 people<2> (see below for details).

Roxana is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Roxana lies within the (618) area code.

The ZIP code for Roxana: 62084<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Roxana had a population of 1,542 people. This makes Roxana the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Roxana represents 0.01% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 551st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,542 people, the population of Roxana has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,547 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Roxana had an population of 1,465 people. This is a decrease of 4.99% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.3% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Roxana ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you are going to drive.<5>.

Community   2017
Alton   [Map]   26,725   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Collinsville   [Map]   24,703   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
East Saint Louis   [Map]   26,662   S   15 miles [24.1 km]
Edwardsville   [Map]   24,967   E   6 miles [9.7 km]
Granite City   [Map]   28,746   SW   10 miles [16.1 km]
O'Fallon   [Map]   29,272   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]

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

Communities Also Named Roxana ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Roxana - they are located in Alabama (3), Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

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

See 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 Roxana. 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 Roxana. 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 Roxana.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxana ...

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

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Roxana. 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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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Roxana.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxana - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>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 Roxana). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Roxana or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roxana) 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 Roxana. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roxana

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxana. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8444, Longitude: -90.0645     [Map].

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