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Welcome to Sublette ...

The village of Sublette is located in Lee County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Sublette: suhb-LET<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Sublette, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1855.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Sublette has a population of 421 people<4> (see below for details).

Sublette is 910 feet [277 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Area codes for Sublette: (815) & (779)<6>

The ZIP code for Sublette: 61367<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Sublette had an population of 421 people. This is a decrease of 6.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.68% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Sublette had a population of 449 people. This makes Sublette the county's 6th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 449 people, the population of Sublette decreased 1.54% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 456 people).

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

Communities Also Named Sublette ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Sublette - they are located in Colorado, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico and Wyoming.

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

Communities near Sublette ...

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

  • Dixon
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Mendota
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mendota have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mendota
    • Mendota is located in La Salle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,904 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mendota <8>
  • Amboy
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Amboy have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Amboy
    • Amboy is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,287 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Amboy <8>
  • Earlville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earlville
    • Earlville is located in La Salle County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,570 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Earlville <8>
  • Walnut
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the west)
  • Ladd
    (18 miles [29 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ladd
    • Ladd is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,184 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ladd <8>
  • Franklin Grove
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Franklin Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Franklin Grove
    • Franklin Grove is located in Lee County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 919 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Franklin Grove <8>
  • Ashton
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the north)
  • Paw Paw
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • La Moille
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sublette ...

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

Adding Sublette to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Sublette was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<9>

From that list, the Sublette post office opened in 1855.

We also found Sublette in the book titled List of Post Offices in the United States (1870).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Sublette.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sublette. 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 Lee, 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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Sublette. 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.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Sublette.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sublette - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (779) is an overlay for area code (815).
<7>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 Sublette). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Sublette or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<9>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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