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Welcome to Star City ...

Star City is located in Calhoun County<1>.

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

Star City is 450 feet [137 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Star City is within the (618) area code.

Communities Also Named Star City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Star City - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, Saskatchewan and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Star City ...

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

  • Troy [Lincoln County]
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    • Troy [Lincoln County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Star City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,341 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Troy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Troy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Troy<5>
  • Jerseyville [Jersey County]
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    • Jerseyville [Jersey County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Star City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,111 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jerseyville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jerseyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jerseyville<5>
  • Moscow Mills [Lincoln County]
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    • Moscow Mills [Lincoln County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Star City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,652 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow Mills
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow Mills<5>
  • Carrollton [Greene County]
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    • Carrollton [Greene County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Star City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,352 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carrollton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carrollton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carrollton<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elsberry [Lincoln County]
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      • Elsberry [Lincoln County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Star City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,098 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsberry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsberry
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elsberry<5>
    • Winfield [Lincoln County]
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      • Winfield [Lincoln County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Star City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,591 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winfield<5>
    • Hardin [Calhoun County]
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      • Hardin [Calhoun County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the northeast of Star City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 881 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hardin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hardin
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hardin<5>
    • Grafton [Jersey County]
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      • Grafton [Jersey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Star City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 691 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grafton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grafton<5>
    • Eolia [Pike County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Eolia
      • Eolia [Pike County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Star City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 508 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Eolia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Eolia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Eolia<5>
    • Kane [Greene County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kane
      • Kane [Greene County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Star City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 396 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kane have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kane
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kane<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 Star City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Star City.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Star City ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Illinois

About Calhoun County

About Illinois

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Star City. 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 Calhoun, 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 Star City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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- Star City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Star City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Star CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Star City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1342, Longitude: -90.6737       In this case, the coordinates for Star City 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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