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Welcome to Tiskilwa ...

The village of Tiskilwa is located in Bureau County<1>.


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


The pronunciation of Tiskilwa: TIS-kil-wah<3>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Tiskilwa, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was on a map dated 1870.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tiskilwa has a population of 767 people<4> (see below for details).

Tiskilwa is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

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

The ZIP code for Tiskilwa: 61368<7>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tiskilwa had an population of 767 people. This is a decrease of 7.48% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tiskilwa had a population of 829 people. This makes Tiskilwa the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 829 people, the population of Tiskilwa increased 5.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 787 people).

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

Communities near Tiskilwa ...

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

  • Princeton
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Spring Valley
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Spring Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Spring Valley
    • Spring Valley is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,065 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Spring Valley <8>
  • Henry
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Henry have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Henry
    • Henry is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,230 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Henry <8>
  • Lacon
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lacon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lacon
    • Lacon is located in Marshall County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,713 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lacon <8>
  • De Pue
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for De Pue have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for De Pue
    • De Pue is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,665 people
  • Granville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Granville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Granville
    • Granville is located in Putnam County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,298 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Granville <8>
  • Walnut
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Ladd
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • 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>
  • Wyanet
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyanet have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyanet
    • Wyanet is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 914 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyanet <8>
  • Sheffield
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sheffield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Sheffield
    • Sheffield is located in Bureau County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 855 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sheffield <8>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Tiskilwa. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Tiskilwa.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tiskilwa ...

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

Adding Tiskilwa to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tiskilwa 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 Tiskilwa was on a map (with an unknown title) dated 1870.

We also found Tiskilwa in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tiskilwa.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Tiskilwa. 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 Bureau, 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 Tiskilwa. 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 Tiskilwa.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tiskilwa - 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 Tiskilwa). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tiskilwa 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.









 

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