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Welcome to South Jacksonville ...

The village of South Jacksonville is located in Morgan County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for South Jacksonville: S. Jacksonville

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, South Jacksonville has a population of 3,105 people<3> (see below for details).

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

South Jacksonville is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

South Jacksonville lies within the (217) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, South Jacksonville had an population of 3,105 people. This is a decrease of 6.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, South Jacksonville had a population of 3,331 people (or 9.37% of the total population of Morgan County). This makes South Jacksonville the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of South Jacksonville represents 0.03% of the population of Illinois (which has 12,830,632 people), making it the state's 408th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,331 people, the population of South Jacksonville decreased 4.14% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,475 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for South Jacksonville.

Communities Also Named South Jacksonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named South Jacksonville - they are located in Arkansas and Florida.

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

Communities near South Jacksonville ...

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

  • Roodhouse [Greene County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roodhouse
    • Roodhouse [Greene County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of South Jacksonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,646 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roodhouse
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roodhouse<6>
  • Winchester [Scott County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Scott County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of South Jacksonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,466 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<6>
  • Virginia [Cass County]
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    • Virginia [Cass County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of South Jacksonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,406 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Virginia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Virginia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Virginia<6>
  • New Berlin [Sangamon County]
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    • New Berlin [Sangamon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of South Jacksonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,329 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Berlin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Berlin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Berlin<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Waverly [Morgan County]
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      • Waverly [Morgan County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of South Jacksonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,182 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Waverly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<6>
    • Ashland [Cass County]
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      • Ashland [Cass County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of South Jacksonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,169 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ashland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ashland<6>
    • Meredosia [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Meredosia
      • Meredosia [Morgan County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of South Jacksonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 961 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Meredosia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Meredosia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Meredosia<6>
    • Bluffs [Scott County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bluffs
      • Bluffs [Scott County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of South Jacksonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 658 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bluffs have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bluffs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bluffs<6>
    • Franklin [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin
      • Franklin [Morgan County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of South Jacksonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Franklin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin<6>
    • Murrayville [Morgan County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Murrayville
      • Murrayville [Morgan County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of South Jacksonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 541 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Murrayville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Murrayville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Murrayville<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for South Jacksonville ...

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

Mentions & References for South Jacksonville

The Communities of Illinois

About Morgan County

About Illinois

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

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Illinois' counties, including Morgan, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for South Jacksonville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around South Jacksonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- South Jacksonville) 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 South Jacksonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from South JacksonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in South Jacksonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7010, Longitude: -90.2287       In this case, the coordinates for South Jacksonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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